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Exposing Faux CapitalismI’m scheduled to be the keynote speaker at the 9th annual UsuryFree week event in Toronto, November 16, 2013.

Event details can be found at Tom J. Kennedy’s site here.

Jason Erb from Waterloo, Ontario will be our key-note guest speaker. Jason’s blog is Exposing Faux Capitalism: which he started during the global financial collapse of 2008. Jason has been actively involved in the alternative research community since 2006. Since 2009, has guest hosted other radio programs and has been hosting his own weekly radio show since 2012. I have had the privilege of being invited to be a guest on Jason Erb’s radio talk show two times:

Jason Erb will discuss the highlights listed below in his presentation at Conspiracy Culture on Saturday, November 16, 2013:

Highlights:
– What is money?
– Most money is created as debt
– Not fraudulent contract individually, but in the aggregate
– Gold has no intrinsic value
– Mis-definition of fiat money
– What is legal tender
– The U.S. Constitution doesn’t say money should be gold or silver coin
– Constitutional money powers
– Restriction upon the states from coining money or printing notes
– Colonial currencies – Pennsylvania Pound
– Articles of Confederation
– Continental Dollar
– Lincoln Greenbacks
– Bank of Venice
– Tally sticks
– 1933 gold confiscation, 1934 silver confiscation
– Privately vs publicly owned central banks
– Is fractional reserve banking fraudulent?
– Bank for International Settlements
– Fake quotations
– Mountain Hours, other local and regional currencies, – –
– Bitcoin
– State banking
– Critique of the Austrian School
– Prominent monetary reformers

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Winged Lion AwardsFrom monetary reformer Tom J. Kennedy’s site:

The Winged Lion Awards are in honour of the ‘Winged Lion’ – which is the historical symbol of usuryfree money. The Winged Lion Awards are presented to the winners from the nominated usuryfree creatives on behalf of the UsuryFree Network during the Annual UsuryFree Week scheduled from November 13th, until November 19th, each year.

Nominations are commonly accepted from local, national and international usuryfree creatives.

The winners of the Winged Lion Awards are honoured at a special event each year during the celebration of UsuryFree Week.

Nominations are currently open for the following 15 categories – ideas for additional categories are welcomed:

Here are the top three categories. See the announcement for the other 12 categories.

1. A community that has launched new paper notes of usuryfree community currency during the current year. This community must have done something unique for their launch of paper notes of usuryfree community currency. Samples of the paper notes and details of this unique activity must be submitted with the nomination.

2. An individual usuryfree creative who has authored a unique article about the design flaw of usury during the current year. A copy of the article must be submitted with the nomination.

3. An individual usuryfree creative who has authored a unique article about the usuryfree community currency movement during the current year. A copy of the article must be submitted with the nomination.

For more on the Winged Lion Awards, see my article, My nominee for the 2013 Winged Lion Awards for usury-free money: George Whitehurst-Berry.

For more on Tom J. Kennedy, see my interviews with him here and here.

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