Today’s Top Stories from GFI: U.S. Treasury delays offshore tax-dodge law by 6 months

  Monday, July 15, 2013 Job Listing: Financial Transparency Coalition Administrator Behavioral Economics And Lessons For FCPA, AML, And Tax Compliance Are High Bribery Rates In Poor Countries Blocking Development? Global Witness’s Charmian Gooch At TED Global: Meet Global Corruption’s Hidden Players GFI Disappointed By Court Decision To Vacate Key …

The Trillion Dollar Coin: Joke or Game-changer?

We agree with lawyer Ellen Brown, president of the Public Banking Institute, in this important article.  — Hazel Henderson, Editor The Trillion Dollar Coin: Joke or Game-Changer? By Ellen Brown, author, Web of Debt The trillion dollar coin actually represents one of the most important principles of popular prosperity ever …

AXA, Neoen take on Verbund’s renewable energy projects

Deal News AXA, Neoen take on Verbund’s renewable energy projects Fortum contracts Echelon to deploy smart meters across Norway KKR teams with Munich Re for Grupo T-Solar deal European Commission invests €19m into Green for Growth Fund Hyundai signs supply deal with UK-based Eco Environmentalists H.I.G takes majority stake in …

Why QE2 Failed: The Money All Went Offshore

Why QE2 Failed: The Money All Went Offshore Ellen Brown July 8, 2011 http://WebofDebt.com/articles On June 30, QE2 ended with a whimper. The Fed’s second round of “quantitative easing” involved $600 billion created with a computer keystroke for the purchase of long-term government bonds. But the government never actually got …

The Basics Behind the Debt Limit Debate: More Partisan than Practical?

by Marian Wang ProPublica, May 17, 2011, 10:08 a.m. 6 Comments Republish E-mail Your e-mail Your name Friends’ e-mail(s) max 10, separated by commas Personal message Print Justin Sullivan/Getty Images file photo As you may have heard, the federal government hit its $14.3 trillion debt limit yesterday—something the Treasury has …

Federation Exploring Billion-Dollar Community Development Bond Program

A publication from CDCU Insight Jan/Feb 2011 Dear Members and Friends: Greetings in the New Year! Here at the Federation we’ve had one of the snowiest beginnings to the year, forcing us to close our offices several times already, but despite these natural challenges, we have been as busy as …

Chapter 9: Asking the Right Questions and Asking the Questions Right

Chapter 9: Asking the Right Questions and Asking the Questions Right By Alan F. Kay, PhD © 2004, (fair use with attribution and copy to author) Aug. 9, 2004                     Is the Federal Government Too Big or Too Small? An aspect of government that leaders most dispute is its proper …