by Serena Di Luccio | May 24, 2023
In Europe, the week of 22-28 May is dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of mental health. In this blog, we want to highlight how some of the main problems in today’s financial and money system also represent a threat to our mental health. This shows a need to rethink and rebuild the economy so that it works for people’s well-being and not against it.
by Jordi Schröder Bosch | Mar 22, 2023
With inflation reaching its highest levels since the euro was introduced, ECB officials have been wary of a wage-price spiral. Yet it’s profits, not wages, that are the real culprits in today’s inflation story.
by Serena Di Luccio | Mar 7, 2023
As a consequence of the European Central Bank (ECB) raising its interest rates, banks are making sky-high unearned extra profits, while people and public budgets are only losing out. We believe that a money system that benefits private over public interests needs to be deeply reformed.
by Positive Money Europe | Feb 2, 2023
The ECB increases rates by another 0.5 percentage points despite its’ forecasts being wrong. This decision is unprecedented and will have serious socioeconomic consequences.
by Positive Money Europe | Dec 29, 2022
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by Positive Money Europe | Dec 22, 2022
2022 has shown how important it is to live in homes that can protect us from the reckless actions of petrostates, and from skyrocketing fossil energy prices. For many families, it will be hard, if not impossible, to enjoy the Christmas period in healthy and comfortable homes. EU institutions, including the European Central Bank (ECB), can make sure that this will be the last Christmas of this kind.