Green MEPs urge the ECB to stop financing environmentally harmful multinationals

In an open letter to the European Central Bank's president Mario Draghi, Green MEPs urge the ECB to align its quantitative easing programme with the EU environmental global commitments.

ECB's corporate QE drives climate change, analysis reveals

The European Central Bank’s programme of ‘quantitative easing’ has seen over €46 billion of public funds invested in sectors including the oil, gas and car industries.

Time for the ECB to work on its post-QE strategy

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 

ECB confirms 'helicopter money' is legally feasible under conditions

In a public letter, Mario Draghi recognizes that making transfers directly to citizens is legally feasible if the design of such scheme is clearly within the monetary policy framework.

EU Parliament report shows unprecedented level of concern on ECB

Today the European Parliament has expressed an unprecedented level of concern about the European Central Bank’s increasingly risky monetary policies and recommends it redirect its QE programme towards investment to boost the economy.

54% of Europeans are in favour of ‘helicopter money’

Recent survey shows that a broad majority (54%) of the European population would support a direct injection of money from the ECB to citizens. Other findings highlight the many reasons why the measure is worth experimenting.

Report outlines how the ECB could use ‘helicopter money’ legally and independently

In its newest report, the campaign "QE for People" makes the case that the European Central Bank could legally and independently distribute money directly to all citizens as a way to quickly address the lack of demand in the economy.

Bayer-Monsanto: an infamous wedding facilitated by the ECB

By purchasing bonds from Bayer, the ECB has indirectly facilitated the takeover of Monsanto which was finally approved two weeks ago.

The ECB wants to look at all options, but remains blind to the ineffectiveness of QE

By signaling its commitment to look at all options before deciding to increase its quantitative easing programme, the ECB has shown some sheds of wisdom. But it is still narrow-minded in its diagnosis of the effectiveness of quantitative easing and its forecasts are far too optimistic.

Quantitative easing was bad enough - now corporate purchases could make it worse

Corporate QE will not help the ECB achieve its own objectives, it is making multinationals richer and is ultimately jeopardizing the reputation of the ECB.