The Stone that Brings Down Goliath? Richmond and Eminent Domain

In a nearly $13 billion settlement with the US Justice Department in November 2013,JPMorganChase admitted¬†that it, along with every other large US bank, had engaged in mortgage fraud as a routine business practice, sowing the seeds of the mortgage meltdown. JPMorgan and other megabanks have now been caught in over …

[Climate Bonds] Boost for resi EE: new study shows green homes get a 9% higher sale price

Lots of people have argues that energy efficiency and other ?green? improvements should improve the value of a house, at least commensurate with the investment, but survey data on the ground has been hard to come by. Now a new study, ?The Value of Green Labels in the California Housing …

Better Markets Featured in New Documentary on the Financial Crisis

Better Markets Featured in New Documentary on the Financial Crisis Fellow fighters for financial reform: We would like to let you know of a very important Frontline four-hour documentary “Money, Power and Wall Street” starting tonight and continuing on May 1 on PBS stations. Better Markets President and CEO Dennis …

Inflation Fears: Real or Hysteria?

Inflation Fears: Real or Hysteria? Ellen Brown www.webofdebt.com/articles May 9, 2011 Debate continues to rage between the inflationists who say the money supply is increasing, dangerously devaluing the currency, and the deflationists who say we need more money in the economy to stimulate productivity. The debate is not just an …