The Crime of Alleviating Poverty: A Local Community Currency Battles the Central Bank of Kenya

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions, Advisors' Forum

The Crime of Alleviating Poverty: A Local Community Currency Battles the Central Bank of Kenya Posted on June 28, 2013 by Ellen Brown Former Peace Corps volunteer Will Ruddick and several residents of Bangladesh, Kenya, face a potential seven years in prison after developing a cost-effective way to alleviate poverty in Africa’s poorest …

ForeclosureGate and Obama’s “Pocket Veto”

kristy Reforming Global Finance

Amid a snowballing foreclosure fraud crisis, President Obama today blocked legislation that critics say could have made it more difficult for homeowners to challenge foreclosure proceedings against them. The bill, titled The Interstate Recognition of Notarizations Act of 2009, passed the Senate with unanimous consent and with no scrutiny by …