Four candidates to the French presidential election have expressed their agreement with our proposal to make the 'corporate QE' programme more transparent, and include social and environmental criteria in the selection of bonds.
Similarities between helicopter money and basic income have led to increasing confusion in the public debates around those two concepts. In an article published on the Basic Income Earth Network's website, our campaign coordinator Stan Jourdan aims to clarify how the two concepts overlap and yet, are two distinguished policy options.
Contrary to a number of public comments, the recent return of inflation in the Eurozone does not indicate that the ECB’s policies are working. Quantitative easing in particular remains mostly ineffective in stimulating demand in the Eurozone.
70 European civil society organisations including Friends of the Earth and Corporate Europe Observatory call on the ECB to stop channeling more quantitative easing money towards polluting multinational corporations.
After announcing a reduction of the scale, the ECB signaled that QE is not permanent anymore. Mario Draghi also hinted that making losses is not an issue for the ECB, thereby reducing intellectual doubts on the feasibility of other money creation proposals