How To Erase Puerto Rico’s Debt Without Hurting Mom And Pop

By Ellen Brown, -

By Ellen Brown for Web of Debt. During his visit to hurricane-stricken Puerto Rico, President Donald Trump shocked the bond market when he told Geraldo Rivera of Fox News that he was going to [...]

Amid Warnings Of Financial Crash, Fed Chair Promotes Illusions

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By Nick Beams for World Socialist Web Site. Wyoming (August 26, 2017) - Yesterday’s speech by Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen to the conclave of central bankers at Jackson Hole, Wyoming [...]

US Federal Reserve ‘Might Legitimately Consider’ Public Money Creation

By Frank Van Lerven, -

By Frank Van Lerven for Positive Money . The Federal Reserve ‘might legitimately consider’ using Public Money Creation in ‘extreme circumstances’, when there is ‘very weak growth’ or ‘deflation’, [...]

What Federal Reserve Would Look Like If Progressives Had Their Way

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By Daniel Marans for The Huffington Post - The progressive Fed Up coalition released an ambitious Federal Reserve reform plan on Monday designed to increase discussion of Fed policy in the [...]

Minneapolis Fed Chair Urges: Break Up The Big Banks

By Myles Udland, -

By Myles Udland for Business Insider - Neel Kashkari, the newly appointed president of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve, has come out swinging in his first speech as a Fed official. In a speech [...]

The Citadel Is Breached: Congress Taps Fed For Infrastructure Funding

By Ellen Brown for The Web of Debt Blog - For at least a decade, think tanks, commissions and other stakeholders have fought to get Congress to address the staggering backlog of maintenance, [...]

Newsletter: After The Crash…

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. The economic agenda described here would create a radical transformation of the economy from a top-down system designed for the [...]

Open Letter To Chairwoman Yellen From Savers Of America

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By Staff of The Nader Page - Dear Chairwoman Janet Yellen: We are a group of humble savers in traditional bank savings and money market accounts who are frustrated because, like millions of other [...]

Bernanke: More Execs Should Have Faced Prosecution

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By Peter Cooney for The Huffington Post, WASHINGTON, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said in a newspaper interview published on Sunday that more corporate [...]

Activists Counter Feds Gathering, Push Against Interest Rate Hikes

By Daniel Marans, -

By Daniel Marans in The Huffington Post - Progressive activists and economists who want the Federal Reserve to prioritize jobs and racial justice brought their case to the central bankers' summer [...]

Federal Reserve Blockaded For 4.5 Hours In Oakland

By Harry Harris, -

Members and supporters of the Third World Resistance group protested Friday morning at the federal building in downtown Oakland, with more than 30 using PVC tubing, chains and U-locks to block [...]

Federal Reserve Policy Change May Burst Fracking Bubble

By Steve Horn, -

In August 2005, the U.S. Congress and then-President George W. Bush blessed the oil and gas industry with a game-changer: the Energy Policy Act of 2005. The Act exempted the industry from federal [...]

House Votes To Audit Federal Reserve

By Carey Wedler, -

On Wednesday, the House of Representatives voted 333-92 to audit the Federal Reserve, the nation’s private, central bank. The Federal Reserve Accountability and Transparency Act, bolstered by [...]

Fed Must Act Now To Get Money To Ordinary People

By Ellen Brown, -

When an article appears in Foreign Affairs, the mouthpiece of the policy-setting Council on Foreign Relations, recommending that the Federal Reserve do a money drop directly on the 99%, you know [...]

German Protests Against The Federal Reserve And For Peace

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In this video Luke Rudkowski talks to Ken Jebsen a former main stream media journalist in Germany and Lars Maehrholz a skydiver that became the main organizer of the massive Monday peace vigils [...]

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