Our Mission...

Modern Monetary Theory

Real Democracy Blog Site:

American Monetary Institute

Steady State Economy


The Monetary Literacy Group is a group of concerned citizens interested in the ongoing study and research of our monetary system.  We do book reviews, hold monthly discussions, attend conferences and try to teach others the importance of understanding our monetary system.

All are welcomed to join, we are a non-partisan group.  We like to explore alternative views and proposed reforms.  There is quite a bit of diversity in the group, and different ideas and views are welcomed.  Areas of discussion include Modern Monetary Theory, American Monetary Institute / Positive Money, Public Banking Institute, Complementary Currencies and the Austrian School of Thought.  Feel free to attend an upcoming meeting.  You'll be glad you did, and we would be happy to meet you.

Who Controls Our Money?

Think about it...

If our nation can issue a dollar bond, it can issue a dollar bill. The element that makes the bond good makes the bill good."

It is absurd to say that our country can issue $30,000,000 in bonds and not $30,000,000 in currency. Both are promises to pay; but one promise fattens the usurer, and the other helps the people. If the currency issued by the Government were no good, then the bonds issued would be no good either.”

            Thomas Edison

            Quoted in The New York Times, December 6, 1921

Next Meeting...

Wednesday, April 2, 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 pm
Wednesday, April 2, 7:00 p.m

Topic: Income Inequality
We will watch a video and then discuss it.

VENUE: 6000 Freedom Square Drive, Independence, OH 44131, lower level amphitheater. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. We will start promptly at 7:00 pm

DIRECTIONS: Exit 77 at Rockside, travel west. At Oak Tree Blvd North traffic light, turn right (north), then turn right on Patriots Way. 6000 Freedom Square Drive is right there on the left. The building has a sign on it saying "Hylant Group." Take the elevator down to the lower level.

We will watch a video highlighting the issue of Income Inequality in our country.  Income Inequality isn't
about Class Envy - it is important to understand its importance in light of how our economy prospers
or does not prosper.

For further information about the meeting of the Monetary Literacy Group, contact Carla Rautenberg Carla@Simmertildone.net or 216-224-7679

Sponsored by the Monetary Literacy Group

More information, contact monetaryliteracy@gmail.com

Next Meeting...
May 7, 2014.  Mark your calendar.  Same place and time as the April meeting.  
Topic: The Accelerated Crash Course
We will watch a 50 minute version of the 3-1/2 hour video course.
Discussion to follow

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