Econintersect: Martin Wolf, Chief Economics Commentator of Financial Times, presented arguments in support of moving the creation of money from the private sector and making it a public function. He was speaking at a conference entitled "Does Money Grow on Trees?" 09 September 2014 at the Institute for Chartered Accountants in London.
"Why should we let such a social creation [money] be handed over to profit-seeking private enterprises?"
The presentation is 32 minutes long.