Rodney Shakespeare: End usury with "binary economics" !

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Alternative economist Dr. Rodney Shakespeare is proposing a new paradigm called "binary economics." He says the current usury-based fiat currency system funnels all the wealth to the top, leaving the poor and middle classes with little or no stake or participation in production. Rodney's model would go several steps beyond what passes for "Islamic banking" and completely eliminate usury, while making interest-free loans available for a modest service fee to those who can spread production more widely throughout society.

In this interview, we cover more than just economics - starting with 9/11, and moving on to current events in the Middle East and throughout the world.

Prof. Rodney Shakespeare is a visiting Professor of Binary Economics at Trisakti University, Jakarta, Indonesia. He is a Cambridge MA, a qualified UK Barrister, a co-founder of the Global Justice Movement, a member of the Christian Council for Monetary Justice. His main website is

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