How Wisconsin Could Turn Austerity into Prosperity – Own a Bank

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How Wisconsin Could Turn Austerity into Prosperity – Own a Bank Ellen Brown March 5, 2011 http://WebofDebt.com/articles Public sector man sitting in a bar: “They’re trying to take away our pensions.” Private sector man: “What’s a pension?” — Cartoon in the Houston Chronicle As states struggle to meet their budgets, …

Restoring Economic Sovereignty: The Push for State-owned Banks

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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 …

ForeclosureGate and Obama’s “Pocket Veto”

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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 …

A Little Populist Retribution: Making Wall Street Pay Its Fair Share

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Ellen Brown, November 10, 2009 www.webofdebt.com/articles “Regular people know that they got done in by excesses on Wall Street, and they see a Democratic administration shoveling trillions of dollars to the same Wall Street banks that caused the mess. . . . What is overdue is a little bit of …