Public Banking Growing!: Time to think outside the (mail)box!

“Ethical Markets supports the Public Banking Institute (PBI) and its brilliant founder Ellen Brown, lawyer, author of Banking on People (2019) and many other books.  We are happy to have Ellen Brown on our Advisory Board and I serve on hers at PBI.  See this new PBI  video supporting restoration …

CA and NY respond to crisis with public bank legislation

California introduces bold new bill for a state-owned depository bank The Covid 19 economic shutdown has left the states with serious funding problems. Costs are up and revenues are down. Unfortunately, Congress has done little to help. The nearly $3T CARES Act has gone mainly to bail out Corporate America …

Judy Wicks and Michael Shuman in Conversation

    Every year during the first decade of this century, the Business Alliance for a Local Living Economy (BALLE) would hold its annual conference.  Those conferences were a celebration of local economies and the small businesses that built those economies.  Judy Wicks, Michael Shuman, David Korten, Laury Hammel, Don …

Crushing the States, Saving the Banks: The Fed’s Generous New Rules

“Ethical Markets highly recommends the expert monetary policy  advice from Ellen Brown, lawyer, founder of the Public Banking Institute and author of “The Web of Debt” and many other books, the latest “Banking on People”.  This new article “Crushing the States, Saving the Banks: The Fed’s Generous New Rules“ is …

This is a fork in the road moment

  COVID-19 is a public health crisis of a magnitude we have not experienced in our lifetimes. It is exposing the depravity of a system that is designed for the wealthy and powerful, at the expense of everyone else’s health and safety. This economy — which has always failed working …

Capital Raises, Innovations in the Industry, and Award Nominations

2019 Highlights From the Cutting Edge Team ·     In June, Chattanooga Football Club wrapped up their successful Regulation Crowdfunding raise of $872,750. They received 3,232 individuals investments from people in all fifty states and over 23 countries. ·     TechSoup Global has now raised approximately 75% of the target of their …