Stories by Ellen Brown

Ellen Brown is an attorney, chairman of the Public Banking Institute, and author of 12 books. In her latest book, The Public Bank Solution, she explores successful public banking models historically and globally. She is currently running for California State Treasurer on a state bank platform.  subscribe to Ellen Brown's feed

Posted on: Apr 10, 2016, Source: Web of Debt blog

The bombshell publication of the "Panama Papers" has triggered both outrage and skepticism.

Posted on: Dec 11, 2015, Source: Web of Debt blog

Many countries have interesting overhaul proposals.

Posted on: Nov 20, 2015, Source: Web of Debt blog

In uncertain times, “cash is king,” but central bankers are systematically moving to eliminate that option.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2015, Source: Web of Debt blog

The Dodd-Frank regulations are so lethal to community banks that some say the intent was to force them to sell out to the megabanks.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2015, Source: Web of Debt blog

Central banks have exhausted their existing toolboxes and need to explore some innovative alternatives.

Posted on: Sep 3, 2015, Source: Web of Debt blog

British MP Jeremy Corbyn is freaking out the political establishment with his ideas.

Posted on: Aug 18, 2015, Source: Web of Debt blog

How can the U.S. remain strong with very little debt, without defaulting on Social Security, Medicare, or the federal debt itself?

Posted on: Jul 30, 2015, Source: Web of Debt blog

The European Central Bank threatened to turn off the liquidity that all banks need for their day-to-day accounting balances.

Posted on: Jul 3, 2015, Source: Web of Debt blog

Pope Francis’ revolutionary encyclical addresses not just climate change but the banking crisis.

Posted on: Jun 22, 2015, Source: Web of Debt blog

The arguments for fast-track are completely ridiculous.

Posted on: Jun 15, 2015, Source: Web of Debt blog

How does fast track really work?

Posted on: May 19, 2015, Source: Web of Debt blog

Lawmakers have proposed massive cuts to Amtrak’s budget virtually every chance they get.

Posted on: Apr 24, 2015, Source: Web of Debt blog

The deal's proponents cannot see they are selling out U.S. sovereignty to foreign and multinational corporations.

Posted on: Apr 8, 2015, Source: Web of Debt blog

Taking back democracy starts with money and banking.

Posted on: Mar 24, 2015, Source: Web of Debt blog

Today the water wars continue on a larger scale with new players.

Posted on: Mar 10, 2015, Source: Web of Debt blog

Europe is exhibit A.

Posted on: Feb 20, 2015, Source: Web of Debt blog

Capital appreciation bonds have wreaked financial havoc on school districts.

Posted on: Feb 10, 2015, Source: Web of Debt blog

Private competitors are trying to limit the advantages of the public banking model.

Posted on: Jan 6, 2015, Source: Web of Debt blog

The banking giant had a role in Greece's financial problems too.

Posted on: Oct 28, 2014, Source: Web of Debt blog

A loyal customer is a handy tool for big banks.

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