|All life on Earth depends upon energy from the sun. Plants convert the sun's energy into matter. Other living things use the energy stored in plant matter to fuel and sustain their bodies. Life is a perpetual sharing of energy, an endless cycle of energy conversion... sunlight into matter and matter into energy. Even the sun itself is simply converting matter into energy. We are all parts
of the same energy miracle, and the sum of us all is one. ... more
|Natural intelligence, stimulated by education, enhances productivity and increases society's collective wealth. Knowledge is a public asset that is passed from one generation to the next. It is part of the collective cultural inheritance that rightly belongs to us all. Education should not only be free, it should be paid. Learning is hard work and students deserve to be rewarded accordingly. ... more|
|In 1887, Edward Bellamy wrote "Looking Backward",
a scathing critique of 19th Century capitalism, which captured the imagination of the nation and quickly became a best seller. In this famous fantasy, Julian West, a wealthy capitalist, falls into a deep, hypnotic sleep and awakens 113 years later (in the year 2000) to find that capitalism has been replaced with a far superior socio-economic order. ...more
|The word “employ” actually means “to use” or “to use for a purpose” and that pretty well sums up what modern work has become. We are educated so that we can be used for some purpose. Sadly the common purpose we serve is to make our employers money. Our education system taught us to accept that it was right for others to use our lives to enrich their own. ... more|
|In 2012, Canada's Gross Domestic Product (or GDP) was $1,819,967 million dollars (or just over $1.8 trillion dollars). GDP measures the total net value of all goods and services produced in Canada. The total number of hours worked in 2012, including both full-time and part-time work, was 33,416 million hours. If you divide the GDP figure by the number of hours worked you get an average hour value of $54.46. ...more||Canada is a trading nation. In 2011, Canada's exports totaled $534.5 billion. The world wants to buy our goods and services. This will not change simply because we switch to a new currency. The introduction of the Euro did not prevent any of the Euro countries from trading internationally. The disappearance of the German mark did not disrupt Germany's ability to trade. ...more|
|With our current monetary system, all of the money in existence already belongs to someone. There is no way for individuals to create new money for themselves. Everyone must compete for a share of the existing money supply. Everyone must rely on a chosen few who have been given an exclusive right to create, control, and own, the nation's credit supply. ...more||For now, the Financial Party is a political movement, not
a registered political party. It may become a party before the next federal election, but that is totally up to you. If enough Canadians still care about true freedom and real democracy, and are willing to roll up their sleeves and stand together, we can win a majority government and shatter the corrupt political and financial system that is destroying our beautiful country. ...more
|Initially, the price of everything will drop as interest and profit are removed from the economy. Then, prices will stabilize. Since prices will be determined entirely by labour hours, only a change in labour inputs could effect them. If natural resources become more difficult to find and process, prices would rise. If automation reduces the need for human labour, prices would fall. But all speculative, subjective pricing will be gone ...more||We've all been trapped inside the PIT (of Profit, Interest, Taxes) for so long, that it is almost impossible to imagine a world outside of it. But that world is waiting for us to discover it. Like an untouched wilderness, its existence does not depend upon our awareness of it. It already fully exists as a possibility, it just can't be seen from inside the PIT. All of the human and natural resources needed to achieve it are already there. ...more|
|All wealth is created by bringing human and natural resources together. If the necessary resources are available, and there is a demand for new wealth to be created, a lack of money should never be allowed to stand in the way of achieving the possible. Accepting the idea that a shortage of money is beneficial to society is just as foolish as believing that the world is flat. ...more||Surely the most difficult step is the first one, which is to face our problems with the courage and honesty that is necessary to defeat them. Those who retreat from that challenge, or who refuse to acknowledge the serious social, economic, financial and environmental decay that humanity must now resolve... they are our biggest obstacle. ... more|
|To find a place to live you would call a real estate agent or browse the online listings yourself. You could move into any property you like once it became vacant. You would not need a down payment. You would not need a mortgage. There would be no sales transaction at all. Once you found a property that you liked, you would simply notify your real estate agent that you were ready to move in. .... more||We are born, in this world, into a game that's already started. We arrive late... really late, for the game is nearly completed. As in Monopoly, all of the properties are owned and everywhere we land, rents must be paid. We have no choice ...these are the rules of the game. The game is not an option. There is no other way to survive. The land and the resources necessary for alternatives are gone ...more|
|We have allowed the level of taxation in this country to get completely out of control. Income and payroll taxes now expropriate 20% to 25% of the average worker's earnings. The HST grabs another 13%. Consumption taxes embedded into the prices of fuel, alcohol, tobacco, etc. plus property taxes, licenses and fees bring the total government take to between 40% and 50% of our income... and still they run a deficit and want... more||Now you can interact and contribute your ideas and opinions online at our new public discussion board. It's quick and easy, and totally free, to join the conversation.
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“Never underestimate the power of a small group of committed people to change the world. In fact, it is the only thing that ever has.” ~ Margaret Mead ...more