The Public Option in Banking: Another Look at the German Model

THE PUBLIC OPTION IN BANKING: ANOTHER LOOK AT THE GERMAN MODEL Ellen Brown http://WebofDebt.com/articles October 11, 2011 Publicly-owned banks were instrumental in funding Germany’s “economic miracle” after the devastation of World War II. Although the German public banks have been targeted in the last decade for takedown by their private …

Wikileaks: Saudis Warned About Oil Speculators in 2007 and 2008

An article from Naked Capitalism Wikileaks: Saudis Warned About Oil Speculators in 2007 and 2008 Posted: 26 May 2011 08:32 PM PDT Kevin Hall of McClatchy wrote about Wikileaks releases showing that the Saudis were concerned about oil market speculation leading to unduly high prices in 2007 and 2008. In …