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 …

Infrastructure Sticker Shock: Financing Costs More than Construction

Funding infrastructure through bonds doubles the price or worse. Costs can be cut in half by funding through the state’s own bank. “The numbers are big. There is sticker shock,” said Jason Peltier, deputy manager of the Westlands Water District, describing Governor Jerry Brown’s plan to build two massive water tunnels through …

NewEnergyNews Daily Headlines: EFFICIENCY AND THE RECESSION CUT U.S. EMISSIONS, NOT NAT GAS

NewEnergyNews      Daily Headlines                                             http://www.NewEnergyNews.net/   TODAY AT NewEnergyNews, September 4: * TODAY’S STUDY: EFFICIENCY AND THE RECESSION CUT U.S. EMISSIONS, NOT NAT GAS * QUICK NEWS, September 4: TX COUNTY RAISES …

Helping to save our future by creative public building construction

TheOptimisticFuturist March 4, 2012 Saving our future using creative building techniques Taxpayers own lots of governmental , educational and non-profit buildings in this country. Studies show that nearly 1/3 of all energy used in public buildings is wasted. [i] We are not talking small dollars here -for example, in most …