The Public Banking Movement Is Taking Off In The U.S.

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

Public Banks exist around the world. They are used to hold public dollars, such as taxes and fees, to keep the money local so it serves the public interest, instead of giving it to Wall Street [...]

Former Governor Of Bank Of Spain: Public Entity Should Create Money

By Staff, publicbankinginstitute.org -

By Staff of Public Banking Institute - Positive Money, the monetary reform group based in the UK, posts that Miguel Ángel Fernández Ordóñez, former governor of Bank of Spain, is now recommending [...]

The History Of Putting A Price On Everything

By Adam Gaffney, newrepublic.com -

By Adam Gaffney for New Republic - In 2015, according to the Centers for Disease Control, some 33,091 people died as a result of an opioid overdose. The final 2016 figure, there is little doubt, [...]

Prosperity Through Keystrokes: Understanding Federal Spending

By Steve Grumbine, www.popularresistance.org -

By Steve Grumbine. It has long been known that our electoral system and methods of voting are corrupt, untrustworthy, and easily manipulated by less than savvy politicians, state actors, and [...]

Renegotiating NAFTA Is Putting Lipstick On A Pig

By Robert E. Scott, www.epi.org -

By Robert E. Scott for Economic Policy Institute. The first round of the Trump administration’s NAFTA renegotiations began in Washington wrapped up on Saturday. The negotiators will meet again in [...]

Sovereign Debt Jubilee, Japanese-Style

By Ellen Brown, www.ellenbrown.com -

By Ellen Brown for Web Of Debt Blog - If the Federal Reserve raises the fed funds rate to 3.5% and sells its federal securities into the market, as it is proposing to do, by 2026 the projected [...]

How Greece Became A Guinea Pig For A Cashless And Controlled Society

By Michael Nevradakis, www.transcend.org -

By Michael Nevradakis for MintPress News - 21 Jun 2017 – Day by day, we’re moving towards a brave new world where every transaction is tracked, every purchase is recorded, the habits and [...]

Move Your Money To The New Economy

By Staff, www.neweconomy.net -

By Staff of New Economy Coalition - Banking Alternatives: Unlike Wall St. banks, which work to maximize profits for shareholders at the expense of communities and the environment, Community [...]

How To Cut Infrastructure Costs In Half

By Ellen Brown, www.ellenbrown.com -

By Ellen Brown for The Web of Debt Blog - President Donald Trump has promised to rebuild America’s airports, bridges, tunnels, roads and other infrastructure, something both Democrats and [...]

Agriculture To Demonetisation: Made In Washington

By Colin Todhunter, www.countercurrents.org -

By Colin Todhunter for Counter Currents - We don’t have to dig too deep to see where Modi feels at home. Describing itself as a major ‘global communications, stakeholder engagement and business [...]

Demonetisation: Bhasmasur’s Dance Of Death

By Vijaya Kumar Marla, www.countercurrents.org -

By Vijaya Kumar Marla for Counter Currents - As per mythology, one demon king, Bhasmasur had undertaken tapas to attract the attention of Shiva. His tapas was so powerful that earth and heaven [...]

Central Bank Digital Currencies: A Revolution In Banking?

By Ellen Brown, www.counterpunch.org -

By Ellen Brown for Counter Punch - Several central banks, including the Bank of England, the People’s Bank of China, the Bank of Canada and the Federal Reserve, are exploring the concept of [...]

Stark New Evidence On How Money Shapes America’s Elections

By Lynn Parramore, www.ineteconomics.org -

By Lynn Parramore for INET - Outrage over how big money influences American politics has been boiling over this political season, energizing the campaigns of GOP nominee Donald Trump and former [...]

Trump’s “Reckless” Proposal Echoes Franklin And Lincoln

By Ellen Brown, By Chris Hedges, www.ellenbrown.com -

By Ellen Brown for Web of Debt - “Reckless,” “alarming,” “disastrous,” “swashbuckling,” “playing with fire,” “crazy talk,” “lost in a forest of nonsense”: these are a few of the labels applied by [...]

War On Savings: Panama Papers, Bail-Ins, And Push To Go Cashless

By Ellen Brown, www.ellenbrown.com -

By Ellen Brown for Web of Debt - The bombshell publication of the “Panama Papers,” leaked from a Panama law firm specializing in shell companies, has triggered both outrage and skepticism. In an [...]

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