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The Rich Have Gained $5.6 Trillion in the 'Recovery,' While the Rest of Us Have Lost $669 Billion

Les Leopold | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics
Les Leopold

It's as if the entire economic recovery is going into the pockets of the rich. And that's no accident. Here's why.

Yes, We Can Have Banks That Work for the People

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.29.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

One pathway to genuine reform is "public banking": the establishment of banks which are owned and operated by the government, and which serve people and small businesses directly. Here's why public banking should be included in the agenda for deep and genuine financial reform.

Philadelphia Freedom: Birthplace of the Constitution Takes Center Stage

Ellen Brown | Posted 06.09.2012 | Business
Ellen Brown

'Cause I live and breathe this Philadelphia freedom From the day that I was born I've waved the flag Philadelphia freedom took me knee-high to a man Y...

New State Bank Bills Address Credit and Housing Crises

Ellen Brown | Posted 04.28.2012 | Business
Ellen Brown

We may not be able to beat the banks, but we don't have to play their game. We can take our marbles and go home.

Aaron Sankin

Can San Francisco Run Its Own Bank?

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.03.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- On a typically foggy San Francisco morning, a few hundred protesters stood on the sidewalk in front of the Federal Reserve Bank of Ca...