Ellen Brown

Ellen Brown

Ellen Brown is an attorney and founder of the Public Banking Institute. She is the author of twelve books, including the best-selling Web of Debt, and her latest book, The Public Bank Solution, which explores successful public banking models historically and globally.

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Monday, June 15, 2009
Out of the Ashes of GM: the Phoenix of Renewable Energy
It may be prophetic that among the brands GM chose to kill was the Pontiac Firebird, a classic hot car of the 1960s sporting the fabled Phoenix on its hood. In mythology, the Phoenix was a colorful bird that incinerated itself in its nest, then rose from the ashes as its own offspring. GM too, says Michael Moore, could be reborn as something else. In a June 1 eulogy of sorts, he wrote :
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Thursday, April 09, 2009
Revive Lincoln’s Monetary Policy: an Open Letter to President Obama
Dear President Obama:
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Wednesday, March 04, 2009
Bank On It: How Cash-Starved States Can Create Their Own Credit
"He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the greatest innovator." - Francis Bacon On February 19, 2009, California narrowly escaped bankruptcy, when Governor Arnold Schwarzenneger put on his Terminator hat and held the state senate in lockdown mode until they signed a very controversial budget. 1 If the vote had failed, the state was going to be reduced to paying its employees in I.O.U.s.
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Sunday, December 14, 2008
A Radical Plan for Funding the New Deal
"This isn't about big government or small government. It's about building a smarter government that focuses on what works." - Barack Obama, November 26, 2008
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