Catalyzing the Connection Economy By Gregory Wendt, CFP, March 2013

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Catalyzing the Connection Economy By Gregory Wendt, CFP, March 2013 www.gregwendt.com “Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts.” – Anonymous This is so self-evident, and obvious to me,  that I find it surprising that we have to say it at all. Yet …

Money for the People: Grillo’s Populist Plan for Italy

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Money for the People: Grillo’s Populist Plan for Italy   Ellen Brown http://WebofDebt.com/articles March 7, 2013   Default on the public debt, nationalization of the banks, and a citizen dividend could actually save the Italian economy.   Comedian Beppe Grillo was surprised himself when his Five Star Movement got 8.7 …

How Congress Could Fix Its Budget Woes, Permanently

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How Congress Could Fix Its Budget Woes, Permanently Ellen Brown http://WebofDebt.com/articles February 8, 2013   As Congress struggles through one budget crisis after another, it is becoming increasingly evident that austerity doesn’t work. We cannot possibly pay off a $16 trillion debt by tightening our belts, slashing public services, and …

Federation Issues Major Study of CDCUs and CDFI Industry

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We welcome this important report , however, the “Great Recession” is a mystification, when we all know that the real problem is that the domestic money supply collapsed, due to fewer bank loans and securitizations, by which our banks create most of our nation’s money supply! Hazel Henderson, Editor Federation …

Public Banking Revolution Continues!

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PBI Newsletter, Issue: # 011 February 28th, 2012 Welcome to the PBI Newsletter, February Edition Greetings! With the addition of new bills introduced in the legislatures of Vermont, New Hampshire, and Idaho, the total number of states that have considered, or are considering, a state bank or a study for …

Mike Ragogna Mike Ragogna Radio Personality on Solar Powered KRUU-FM, Music Biz Vet GET UPDATES FROM Mike Ragogna myLocal Heroes: An Interview With Fairfield’s Scott Morris

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Out of a little known corner in Iowa, tucked away in the peculiar and extraordinary town of Fairfield, comes this story of a new kind of community empowerment program that could hold the key to a more transparent, more life-supporting, more humanitarian money supply and system of incentives. Since 2009, …

For This Generation The Icb Is Missing A Significant Opportunity

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Serious proposals and practices relating to money creation are not new and they are international, deserving of a full appraisal. Interested people, who have followed the work of the Commission, see a missing dimension in the reform of money itself. In its terms of reference, in the context of a …

The Global Debt Crisis: How We Got In It And How To Get Out

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The Global Debt Crisis: How We Got In It And How To Get Out Ellen Hodgson Brown, J.D. http://WebofDebt.com/articles June 6, 2011 Countries everywhere are facing debt crises today, precipitated by the credit collapse of 2008. Public services are being slashed and public assets are being sold off, in a …

Inflation Fears: Real or Hysteria?

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Inflation Fears: Real or Hysteria? Ellen Brown www.webofdebt.com/articles May 9, 2011 Debate continues to rage between the inflationists who say the money supply is increasing, dangerously devaluing the currency, and the deflationists who say we need more money in the economy to stimulate productivity. The debate is not just an …

The Egyptian Tinderbox: How Banks and Investors Are Starving the Third World

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Ellen Brown www.webofdebt.com/articles February 2, 2011 “What for a poor man is a crust, for a rich man is a securitized asset class.” –Futures trader Ann Berg, quoted in the UK Guardian Underlying the sudden, volatile uprising in Egypt and Tunisia is a growing global crisis sparked by soaring food …