Worth a Look: Ellen Brown, New Book Banking on People

We need a radical overhaul of the monetary system itself, and that means rethinking what money is and how it enters the economy. We need a new economic model, one designed to elicit the abundance of which the economy is capable. Implementing that sort of systemic change is not as radical as it sounds. Over …

Ellen Brown: Public Banking Revolution is Now…

The Public Banking Revolution Is Upon Us As public banking gains momentum across the country, policymakers in California and Washington state are vying to form the nation’s second state-owned bank, following in the footsteps of the highly successful Bank of North Dakota, founded in 1919. The race is extremely close, with state bank bills now …

Ellen Brown: Why Is Fed Paying Banks Ten Times More Interest on “Savings” Than Banks Pay Us? Time for the Fed to be a National Bank, Of, By, and For We the People!

Why Is the Fed Paying So Much Interest to Banks? Combining postal banks with a network of local public banks having affordable access to the Fed’s deep pocket could provide a safe and efficient public banking option for individuals, businesses and local governments.

Ellen Brown: Funding the New Green Deal — Possible!

The Financial Secret Behind Germany’s Green Energy Revolution The “Green New Deal” endorsed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D.-N.Y., and more than 40 other House members has been criticized as imposing a too-heavy burden on the rich and upper-middle-class taxpayers who will have to pay for it. However, taxing the rich is not what the Green New …

Ellen Brown: Green New Deal & Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — New Age Political Theater?

This Radical Plan to Fund the ‘Green New Deal’ Just Might Work With what author and activist Naomi Klein calls “galloping momentum,” the “Green New Deal” promoted by Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., appears to be forging a political pathway for solving all of the ills of society and the planet in one fell swoop. Her …

Ellen Brown: Universal Basic Income Easier Than It Looks…And Federal Reserve Alone Could Do the Job…

Universal Basic Income Is Easier Than It Looks Calls for a Universal Basic Income (UBI) have been increasing, most recently as part of the “Green New Deal” introduced by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and supported in the last month by at least 40 members of Congress. A UBI is a monthly payment to all adults …

Ellen Brown: Green New Deal Might Work – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Rocking….

This Radical Plan to Fund the ‘Green New Deal’ Just Might Work With what author and activist Naomi Klein calls “galloping momentum,” the “Green New Deal” promoted by Representative-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., appears to be forging a political pathway for solving all of the ills of society and the planet in one fell swoop. Her …

Ellen Brown: Trump’s War on the Fed

Trump’s War on the Fed …perhaps the president’s goal is not to subtly affect Fed behavior so much as to make it patently obvious who is to blame when the next Great Recession hits. And recession is fairly certain to hit, because higher interest rates almost always trigger recessions. The Fed’s current policy of “quantitative …

Ellen Brown: Kill Wall Street with State-Owned Banks (North Dakota Model)

How America Can Free Itself From Wall Street Local governments have been in bondage to Wall Street ever since the 19th century despite multiple efforts to rein them in. Regulation has not worked. To break free, we need to divest our public funds from these banks and move them into our own publicly owned banks. …