Winner Takes All: The Super-priority Status of Derivatives

Posted on April 9, 2013 by Ellen Brown Cyprus-style confiscation of depositor funds has been called the “new normal.”  Bail-in policies are appearing in multiple countries directing failing TBTF banks to convert the funds of “unsecured creditors” into capital; and those creditors, it turns out, include ordinary depositors. Even “secured” creditors, including …

CEQ and ACCO Announce Program Sessions for 2012 GreenGov Symposium

Session Topics Announced for 2012 GreenGov Symposium Confirmed Speakers Posted Over the Next Few Weeks Click here to register now. The White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) and Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO) have announced the session topics for this year?s GreenGov Symposium ? Leading by Example. Over …

Why the AGs Must Not Settle: Robo-signing Is Just the Tip of the Iceberg

Why the AGs Must Not Settle: Robo-signing Is Just the Tip of the Iceberg Posted on February 4, 2012 by Ellen Brown A foreclosure settlement between five major banks guilty of “robo-signing” and the attorneys general of the 50 states is pending for Monday, February 6th; but it is still …

Obama Gets Efficient: $4 Billion For Energy Efficient Building Upgrades

Obama Gets Efficient: $4 Billion For Energy Efficient Building Upgrades ClimateProgress and Center for American Progress: 07 Dec 2011 05:45 AM PST by Jorge Madrid and Matt Kasper Last week President Obama, with the help of former President Bill Clinton and other partners including the Center for American Progress, flexed …

Quarterly Clean-Tech Law Alert: Privacy and the Smart Grid

Clean Edge has teamed up with Mintz Levin to provide key legal updates for the clean-tech community on a quarterly basis. The following articles and legal updates were written by Mintz Levin. See contact information at the bottom of this message if you have legal questions regarding these updates or would like to …

Restoring Economic Sovereignty: The Push for State-owned Banks

Ellen Brown February 15, 2011 www.webofdebt.com/articles “It is time to declare economic sovereignty from the multinational banks that are responsible for much of our current economic crisis. Every year we ship over a billion dollars in Oregon taxpayer dollars to out-of-state and multinational banks in the form of deposits, only …