Volume 20

Number 1

February 2012

Main Contents

1 Editorial  
2 The Incredible Shrinking Work Force Doug Saunders
3 A Message Refocused Nicholas D. Kristof
4 What do Banks Actually DO? Jim Stanford
5 'A Death Sentence For Africa' Media Lens
6 ECB a barrier to crisis exit Ellen Brown
7 Wall St likes your amnesia Ellen Brown
8 How the Debt-based Monetary System Functions in Canada Connie Fogal
9 Debt and Democracy: Has the Link been Broken? Michael Hudson
10 How Did the Robot End Up With My Job?
Thomas L. Friedman
11 The European Central Bank Fiddles While Rome Burns
Ellen Brown
12 Saving the Post Office: The Models of Kiwibank and Japan Post
Ellen Brown
13 The surreal world of money
Ronald Rankin
14 James Skinner on banking's 'other activity'
Barbara Panvel
15 The Affliction of Comfort
Frank Bruni
16 A Banker Speaks, With Regret
Nicholas D. Kristof

Occupy Moves Us into a New Era

Linda McQuaig