The City of London Corporation: the state within a state
This is an excellent article about what surrounds the Bank of England geographically in the City, published on the blog of the Tax Justice Network.
It also links to a Guardian article Labour candidates challenge City bankers’ elite that runs Square Mile.
However, let’s face it: by now procedures are more powerful than people. And all the procedures for emitting ‘money’ as Credit rather than Cash have become firmly established across all the computers of all the financial institutions…
Hence our petition continues to be important, if real change is to take place through the quality and quantity of money that circulates in the financial and real economy.