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Bart klein Ikink was born in a village in the East of the Netherlands and has lived in this region as a child. He studied Business and Information Technology and Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society in Enschede, which is also in the East of the Netherlands.
He has been employed as a computer analyst, system administrator, database administrator and system designer for a number of organisations. Currently he is working as a Java programmer for a large collection agency in the Netherlands.
He lives together with Ingrid. Together they have a son named Rob.
In 2008 Bart made a remarkable discovery, which is that money with a holding tax (stamp scrip) combined with a ban on usury (charging interest on money) can create a more efficient financial system so that interest-free money can become the money for the future.
(1 comments) SHARE Saturday, October 10, 2020 From scarcity to abundance
Is a humane and sustainable economy possible? And what will it take to get there? It is possible. But will be a complete shock. And if interest rates can be negative, the economy will probably recover soon, but things will never be the same
SHARE Monday, September 23, 2019 Financial Stability Hypothesis
Interest rates may soon go negative. If that happens then it might be possible to make the financial stable by ending interest on money and loans.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, September 4, 2019 A tale of two economic forces
Negative interest may be here to stay. Why? That is a tale of two economic forces: capitalist spirit and time preference. They are major drivers of wealth inequality. The supply of capital and money is overwelming demand.
(1 comments) SHARE Saturday, March 9, 2019 Close To The End Of Usury
Interest rates may go negative and remain negative in the future. This offers an opportunity for a reform of the financial system. It could be the end of usury.
(6 comments) SHARE Friday, September 27, 2013 In the future there will be no interest on money
Interest on money causes financial instability and contributes to economic cycles. Banning interest on money causes problems because interest on money also reflects the return on capital. The increased economic efficiency of such an arrangement ensures that there will be no interest on money in the future.
SHARE Wednesday, May 16, 2012 Natural Money Bomb: an insidious way to blow up Wall Street
The financial system is finished when a few people follow this plan. It has been tried in the past and it was a spectacular success. The scheme generates employment and ends financial slavery. Governments have banned it because it is a threat to the financial system.
(1 comments) SHARE Tuesday, May 1, 2012 The Threat of a Good Example
This example of Wörgl during the Great Depression shows that the current financial system ruled by the top 1 percent can be replaced because a more efficient option is available.
SHARE Sunday, March 29, 2009 Conversion plan to the natural money financial system
In a previous article I outlined the natural money economic system that is far more efficient than the current economic system. This system will get the economy out of depression in a short time and will generate constant economic growth at maximum potential. In this article I will outline the conversion from the current system to the natural money economic system.
(7 comments) SHARE Monday, November 17, 2008 Paradise Found
The greatest lie ever conceived, has now been uncovered. This will kick into gear a sequence of events that will change the conscience of mankind.
(40 comments) SHARE Tuesday, November 4, 2008 A far more efficient economic system is possible
12 steps to freedom and wealth
If an economic system is more efficient, it does not matter what I think or what anyone else thinks. It will be implemented as soon as the knowledge is there. Competition and market forces will then replace the current system. The only question is: Is this theory correct or is it not?
I am quite sure it is correct.