The ECB’s Noose Around Greece: How Central Banks Harness Governments

The ECB’s Noose Around Greece: How Central Banks Harness Governments by Ellen Brown Remember when the infamous Goldman Sachs delivered a thinly-veiled threat to the Greek Parliament in December, warning them to elect a pro-austerity prime minister or risk having central bank liquidity cut off to their banks? (See January …

James Robertson Newsletter No. 46 – The business-as-usual world of today shows symptoms of “madness”

James Robertson Newsletter No. 46 – April 2014 The full Newsletter can also be viewed at www.jamesrobertson.com/newsletter.htm.    CONTENTS A New Website Item 1. Introduction 2. Work – In Industrial Civilisation and After 3. Corporations Must Experience Austerity 4. Glimpses of a Possible Future 5. Money: Signs of Progress 6. …

Press Release: EIA launches Coal Data Browser to provide detailed information on U.S. coal sector

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 25, 2014 EIA launches Coal Data Browser to provide detailed information on U.S. coal sector The U.S. coal sector. The Coal Data Browser gives users easy access to a vast array of Health Administration and through coal trade information from the U.S. Census Bureau. “EIA’s Coal …

Climate Change, the Sharing Economy & Collaborating for a Brave New World

Symbiotic relationships in nature could show business the key to collaboration. Submitted by:Danielle Lanyard Posted:Oct 11, 2013 – 09:30 AM EST Tags:climate change, sharing economy, business, sea levels, economy,ecology, sustainability, eco, symbiosis, whole systems approach, collaboration, thoughting By Danielle Lanyard One of the most recent and startling headlines on climate change is the expected repercussions from the potential release of 50 …

ILSR’s Energy Self-Reliant States: New Report! City Power Play: 8 Practical Local Energy Policies to Boost the Economy

It’s out! Check out our latest report featuring 8 Practical Local Energy Policies to Boost the Economy, with examples illustrating the policies in action and links right to the ordinances that made them work.  Also, I just posted a panel presentation I gave to the Society of Environmental Journalists last Friday, …

The Leveraged Buyout of America

The Leveraged Buyout of America Posted on August 26, 2013 by Ellen Brown Giant bank holding companies now own airports, toll roads, and ports; control power plants; and store and hoard vast quantities of commodities of all sorts. They are systematically buying up or gaining control of the essential lifelines of the economy. …

Market Forces: ANZ biggest gambler on dirty coal and gas exports

ANZ biggest gambler on dirty coal and gas exports Friday 31 May 2013 Press Release A new interactive map has been published that identifies ANZ as the commercial bank lending most heavily to coal and gas export projects along Australia’s Eastern seaboard, including in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage …

“Marine Litter: Public and Private Solutions will make a change towards Blue Growth”

  “Marine Litter: Public and Private Solutions will make a change towards Blue Growth”   DATE: 7th March 2013 VENUE: Av de Cortenbergh 71, Brussels, Belgium   The EU Institutions, the private sector, the fishing community, the recyclers and other stakeholders are working together to solve the problem of marine litter. …