Idiot's Guide to Money


It's not far off but I would take issue with a few bits. I'm too tired to do that now and there is probably no point. Just go watch Simon Dixon on Ytube

Money is debt. That's about it. Debt is slavery.


Very interesting, I can't help thinking it was better backed by the gold standard, at least it was a true measure of what could be done by a workforce, money is still difficult enough to come by but seems to be so worthless. I've alway found the words interesting on a bank note "I promise to pay the bearer, upon demand 10 pounds" in my youth I assumed that was 10 pounds worth of gold, it seems its 10 pounds worth of nothing at all except 10 pounds worth of somone elses debt.

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Man fined £300 for bonfire-related waste offences

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Written by William Kellett from Agriland

A man has pleaded guilty at Newtownards Magistrates’ Court to waste offences relating to a bonfire next to the electrical sub-station on the Circular Road in Newtownards, Co. Down.

Gareth Gill (51) of Abbot’s Walk, Newtownards pleaded guilty to two charges under the Waste and Contaminated Land (Northern Ireland) Order 1997, for which he was fined £150 each and ordered to pay a £15 offender’s levy

On June 25, 2018, PSNI officers went to Gill’s yard, where they found a large amount of waste consisting of scrap wood, pallets, carpet and underlay.

Discussion with Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) officers confirmed the site...