Dec 14

The Global Bankers’ Coup: Bail-In and the Shadowy

On December 11, 2014, the US House passed a bill repealing the Dodd-Frank requirement that risky derivatives be pushed into…

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Dec 2

New G20 Rules: Cyprus-style Bail-ins to Hit Depositors

On the weekend of November 16th, the G20 leaders whisked into Brisbane, posed for their photo ops, approved some proposals,…

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Nov 20

WSJ Reports: Bank of North Dakota Outperforms Wall

While 49 state treasuries were submerged in red ink after the 2008 financial crash, one state’s bank outperformed all others…

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Oct 30

Why Do Banks Want Our Deposits? Hint: It’s

Many authorities have said it: banks do not lend their deposits. They create the money they lend on their books.   Robert…

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Oct 23

Building an Ark: How to Protect Public Revenues

Concerns are growing that we are heading for another banking crisis, one that could be far worse than in 2008.…

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Sep 18

Would Scottish Independence Mean Economic Sovereignty?

Scottish voters will go to the polls on September 18th to decide whether Scotland should become an independent country. As…

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Sep 12

Preparing to Asset-Strip Local Government? The Fed’s Bizarre

In an inscrutable move that has alarmed state treasurers, the Federal Reserve, along with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and…

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Sep 3

Even the Council on Foreign Relations Is Saying

You can always count on Americans to do the right thing, after they’ve tried everything else.        …

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Aug 29

Colonization by Bankruptcy: The High-stakes Chess Match for

If Argentina were in a high-stakes chess match, the country’s actions this week would be the equivalent of flipping over…

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Aug 14

Cry for Argentina: Odious Debt, Fiscal Mismanagement or

Argentina has now taken the US to The Hague for blocking the country’s 2005 settlement with the bulk of its…

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Jul 26

You Can’t Taper a Ponzi Scheme: Time to

One thing to be said for the women now heading the Federal Reserve and the IMF: compared to some of…

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Jul 16

Did the Other Shoe Just Drop? Big Banks

For years, homeowners have been battling Wall Street in an attempt to recover some portion of their massive losses from…

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Jul 10

The Looming Foreclosure Crisis: As the Fed Runs

Mortgage debt overhang from the housing bust has meant lack of middle-class spending power and consumer demand, preventing the economy…

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Jun 21

Buying Up the Planet: Out-of-control Central Banks on

Finance is the new form of warfare – without the expense of a military overhead and an occupation against unwilling…

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Jun 4

Infrastructure Sticker Shock: Financing Costs More than Construction

Funding infrastructure through bonds doubles the price or worse. Costs can be cut in half by funding through the state’s…

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May 23

Are Public Banks Unconstitutional? No. Are Private Banks?

The movement to break away from Wall Street and form publicly-owned banks continues to gain momentum. But enthusiasts are deterred…

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May 8

Robbing Main Street to Prop Up Wall Street:

There is no need to sequester funds urgently needed by Main Street to pay for Wall Street’s malfeasance. Californians can…

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Apr 24

Wall Street Greed: Not Too Big for a

Sixteen of the world’s largest banks have been caught colluding to rig global interest rates.  Why are we doing business…

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Apr 15

The Global Banking Game Is Rigged, and the

Taxpayers are paying billions of dollars for a swindle pulled off by the world’s biggest banks, using a form of…

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