The following article by James Robertson was published in Issue 31, December 2005 of Soundings, the radical UK journal of politics and culture (its tenth anniversary issue). The theme of this issue is ‘Opportunity Knocks: Looking at our relationship to the future. Reproduced by permission of the author.

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2:  The future of money

If we want a better game of economic life we’ll have to change the scoring system

James Robertson argues for changes in the way we run the money system.

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