Clear-headed analyses of the disatrous debt economy and step we can take to get out of it.

I mentioned in a previous blog [June 4, 2010] that one of the most inspiring talks at the Understanding Deep Politics conference in Santa Cruz earlier this year was by Ellen Brown, a litigation attorney who has written an exciting book on The Web of Debt. (She’s previously authored about a dozen books on various aspects of natural healing). I urge folks to check out her website ( and, besides her book, her ongoing series of blogs. Here is a selection of recent blogs:

  • Homeowners’ Rebellion: Could 62 Million Homes be Foreclosure-Proof?
  • What a Government can do with its own bank: The remarkable models of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, and the State Bank of North Dakota.
  • How Brokers became Bookies: The Insidious Transformation of Markets to Casinos.
  • Who Will Pay, Wall Street Or Main Street – The Tobin Tax Or The Vat?
  • Deficit Terrorists Strike In The UK – US Next?
  • Banks Profit From Near-Zero Interest Rates: Another Reason For States To Own Their Own Banks
  • The Mysterious CAFRs: How Stagnant Pools Of Government Money Could Help Save The Economy
  • Stock Market Collapse: More Goldman Market Rigging?
  • Computerized Front Running: How A Computer Program Designed To Save The Free Market Turned Into A Monster
  • IMF-Style Austerity Measures Come To America: What “Fiscal Responsibility” Means To You

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