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Will 2021 Be Public Banking’s Watershed Moment?

Will 2021 Be Public Banking’s Watershed Moment?

    by Ellen Brown Faced with the dire Covid-19 crisis, some lawmakers are starting to see publicly-owned banks as the key to ensuring an equitable economic recovery. Just over two months into the new year, 2021 has already seen a flurry of public banking activity. Sixteen new bills to form publicly-owned banks or facilitate their formation […]

The Gamers’ Uprising Against Wall Street Has Deep Populist Roots

The Gamers’ Uprising Against Wall Street Has Deep Populist Roots

    by Ellen Brown Wall Street may own the country, as Kansas populist leader Mary Elizabeth Lease once declared, but a new generation of “retail” stock market traders is fighting back. A short squeeze frenzy driven by a new generation of gamers captured financial headlines in recent weeks, centered on a struggling strip mall […]

Why the Fed Needs Public Banks

Why the Fed Needs Public Banks

    by Ellen Brown The Fed’s policy tools – interest rate manipulation, quantitative easing, and “Special Purpose Vehicles” – have all failed to revive local economies suffering from government-mandated shutdowns. The Fed must rely on private banks to inject credit into Main Street, and private banks are currently unable or unwilling to do it. […]

From Lockdown to Police State: The “Great Reset” Rolls Out

From Lockdown to Police State: The “Great Reset” Rolls Out

    by Ellen Brown Mayhem in Melbourne On August 2, lockdown measures were implemented in Melbourne, Australia, that were so draconian that Australian news commentator Alan Jones said on Sky News: “People are entitled to think there is an ‘agenda to destroy western society.’” The gist of an August 13th article on the Melbourne lockdown is […]

VIDEO | Webinar, Center for Global Justice, “Why Banking Needs to Be Run as a Public Utility”

VIDEO | Webinar, Center for Global Justice, “Why Banking Needs to Be Run as a Public Utility”

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Meet BlackRock, the New Great Vampire Squid

Meet BlackRock, the New Great Vampire Squid

    by Ellen Brown BlackRock is a global financial giant with customers in 100 countries and its tentacles in major asset classes all over the world; and it now manages the spigots to trillions of bailout dollars from the Federal Reserve. The fate of a large portion of the country’s corporations has been put […]

When Profits and Politics Drive Science: Rushing a Vaccine to Market for a Vanishing Virus

When Profits and Politics Drive Science: Rushing a Vaccine to Market for a Vanishing Virus

    By Ellen Brown More than 100 companies are competing to be first in the race to get a COVID-19 vaccine to market. It’s a race against time, not because the death rate is climbing but because it is falling – to the point where there will soon be too few subjects to prove […]

Another Bank Bailout Under Cover of a Virus

Another Bank Bailout Under Cover of a Virus

    by Ellen Brown Insolvent Wall Street banks have been quietly bailed out again. Banks made risk-free by the government should be public utilities.   When the Dodd Frank Act was passed in 2010, President Obama triumphantly declared, “No more bailouts!” But what the Act actually said was that the next time the banks […]

Crushing the States, Saving the Banks: The Fed’s Generous New Rules

Crushing the States, Saving the Banks: The Fed’s Generous New Rules

    by Ellen Brown Congress seems to be at war with the states. Only $150 billion of its nearly $3 trillion coronavirus relief package – a mere 5% – has been allocated to the 50 states; and they are not allowed to use it where they need it most, to plug the holes in […]

A Universal Basic Income Is Essential and Will Work

A Universal Basic Income Is Essential and Will Work

. . by Ellen Brown A central bank-financed UBI can fill the debt gap, providing a vital safety net while preventing cyclical recessions. According to an April 6 article on CNBC.com, Spain is slated to become the first country in Europe to introduce a universal basic income (UBI) on a long-term basis. Spain’s Minister for Economic […]

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