Ellen Brown: What Donald Trump Does Not Know — Why the Chinese Model is Better and Currency Wars Have No Winners

Neoliberalism Has Met Its Match in China We cannot win a currency war through the use of competitive currency devaluations that trigger a “race to the bottom,” and we cannot win a trade war by installing competitive trade barriers that simply cut us off from the benefits of cooperative trade. More favorable to our interests …

Ellen Brown: Save Planet By Growing Hemp…

The Cheapest Way to Save the Planet Grows Like a Weed Industrial hemp has been proved to absorb more CO2 per hectare than any forest or commercial crop, making it the ideal carbon sink. It can be grown on a wide scale on nutrient-poor soils with very small amounts of water and no fertilizers.

Ellen Brown: How to Pay For It All – An Option the Candidates Missed

How to Pay for It All: An Option the Candidates Missed “Kyouryoku,” the Japanese word for cooperation, is composed of characters that mean “together strength” – “stronger by working together.” This is a recognized principle in Asian culture and it is an approach we would do well to adopt. What US presidential candidates from both parties …

Ellen Brown: Is Facebook a Greater Danger than Wall Street?

Facebook May Pose a Greater Danger Than Wall Street Payments can happen cheaply and easily without banks or credit card companies, as has already been demonstrated—not in the United States but in China. Unlike in the U.S., where numerous firms feast on fees from handling and processing payments, in China most money flows through mobile …