Tag Archives: Ellen Brown

Crisis in Democracy

Our elite are busy consolidating the gains from their 30 year embrace of neoliberalism while deploying their bought and paid for government to make certain there’s nothing we can do about it. In a perverse bit of projection they describe … Continue reading

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Out of Thin Air

The US has a fiat currency, where money is created out of thin air with a stroke of the keyboard. For political reasons, we allow banks to enjoy the advantage of money creation rather than having the US Treasury issue … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Conspiracy

With the news dominated by Syria and the Obama Administration’s strenuous efforts to go to war, it’s a good time to look at the reasons why. Of course we won’t be examining the proffered excuses put forth by the administration, … Continue reading

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Modalities of Control

Why are American’s so docile in the face of persistent unemployment, record levels of foreclosure and a banana republic system of inequality? One word–Debt. “Workers who are unable to meet their debts, who are victimized by constantly rising interest rates … Continue reading

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