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Why Is the Fed Paying So Much Interest to Banks?

Why Is the Fed Paying So Much Interest to Banks?

    By Ellen Brown, http://EllenBrown.com   “If you invest your tuppence wisely in the bank, safe and sound, Soon that tuppence safely invested in the bank will compound, And you’ll achieve that sense of conquest as your affluence expands In the hands of the directors who invest as propriety demands.” — “Mary Poppins,” 1964 When “Mary […]

The Fed’s Dramatic About-Face

The Fed’s Dramatic About-Face

    By Ellen Brown, http://EllenBrown.com “Quantitative easing” was supposed to be an emergency measure, but the Federal Reserve is now taking a surprising new approach toward the policy. The Fed “eased” shrinkage in the money supply due to the 2008-09 credit crisis by pumping out trillions of dollars in new bank reserves. After the crisis, the presumption was the […]

How China’s Mobile Ecosystems Are Making Banks Obsolete

How China’s Mobile Ecosystems Are Making Banks Obsolete

    By Ellen Brown,  http://EllenBrown.com The US credit card system siphons off excessive amounts of money from merchants, who must raise their prices to cover this charge. In a typical $100 credit card purchase, only $97.25 goes to the seller. The rest goes to banks and processors. But who can compete with Visa and MasterCard? […]

The world on trial: will Globalism/Socialism win?

The world on trial: will Globalism/Socialism win?

  By Jon Rappoport These words—Socialism and Globalism—are a mystery to most people. What do they mean? Why do they matter? They matter because, behind the mask, they indicate massive centralized power at the top of the food chain. They aren’t “movements on behalf of the people.” They aren’t “humanitarian solutions to our problems.” The […]

Nobel Prize winner says US should “get rid of currency”

Nobel Prize winner says US should “get rid of currency”

By Simon Black, Founder  November 17, 2016, Santiago, Chile   In the mid-1800’s at a time when the United Kingdom was still the dominant superpower in the world, an English scientist named Francis Galton wrote a series of papers arguing for the selective breeding of human beings. Galton’s ideas became known as eugenics. The concept […]

Columbus Day 2016: What’s open, what’s closed

Columbus Day 2016: What’s open, what’s closed

Columbus Day is celebrated on the second Monday of October. It marks Christopher Columbus’ arrival to the Americas on Oct. 12, 1492. It is a federal holiday but it is not observed in many states. Some of those states observe Native Americans’ Day (California and South Dakota) or Indigenous People’s Day (California, Minnesota and Washington) […]

Political-media establishment declares war on the American people

Political-media establishment declares war on the American people

by LAWRENCE SELLIN, PHD August 26, 2015 Editor’s note: CitizensJournal.us was founded to help counter some problems Col. Sellin discusses here   Just after the 1896 election between the victor, establishment Republican William McKinley and Populist Democrat William Jennings Bryan, Mrs. Henry Cabot Lodge, wife of the Republican Senator from Massachusetts, wrote: “The great fight is won, a […]