A Closer Look: The Benefits of a Public Bank

  PBI's Santa Fe affiliate, the Brass Tax Team, uncovered information showing that Santa Fe spent $7 million in bond issuance costs and fiscal agent fees, and will pay $25 million in interest to Wall Street. If Santa Fe had a public bank that refinanced that debt at 4 percent, its debt service costs would have been reduced by $282,425 and total debt by $52,439,584. Read more

Who's the Boss: Still Messing with Mother Nature

Want to get caught up on It's Our Money with Ellen Brown? Check out our recent podcasts regarding the interrelationship of planetary health and our consumptive lifestyles, as well as the Money Tribe and water. Read more

Iceland Forms Anti-Establishment Government

Iceland has differed from the rest of Europe and the US by allowing bankers to be prosecuted as criminals. Now it seems the purge of the political class has begun. Read more

Trump’s Treasury Secretary Pick is a Lucky Man. Very Lucky.

Steven Mnuchin has a long history of coming out ahead, even in questionable deals. Read more

Witch Hunt: "Fake News" List Touted by CBS Was Faked?

“It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends on his not understanding it.” - Upton Sinclair Read more

Is Wall Street Trying to Rig Trump's Business Advisory Panel?

Stephen A. Schwarzman, Chairman and CEO of a hedge fund in New York City, is said to have chosen the members of Trump's Business Advisory Panel, not Trump. Read more

So this happened...(Finale)

Dear Friend -- After reading my Black Friday shopping drama and round two of the saga, you're probably wondering just how things turned out with my holiday shopping for this year. The answer: I determined to take a new approach... Read more

So this happened... (Part2)

Dear Friends, This morning, I began sharing details with you about my Black Friday holiday shopping saga. I wish I could say that the ordeal ended with the initial observations I expressed while sitting in the car in the mall parking lot, but it didn't. Here's part two of that experience... Read more

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Oakland Just Voted to Explore Public Banking

The City of Oakland, California joins a host of other communities exploring public banking. Read more

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