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Cities Tackle Inequality

David Morris | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics
David Morris

A growing number of cities are moving into the power vacuum left by a dysfunctional Washington and too-cautious state governments to tackle inequality.

State Banks: A New, Old Idea to Increase Growth in Your Community

Sara Ackerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sara Ackerman

What has caused the resurgence? It is in large part due to the remarkable success experienced by North Dakota as the rest of the nation suffers through the global financial crisis.

How California Could Turn Its IOUs into Dollars

Ellen Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ellen Brown

If the state were to deposit its money in its own state-owned bank, it could have enough credit to solve its budget crisis with funds to spare.

Towards a Solution to the Debt Crisis in California: The State Could Walk Away and Create Its Own Credit Machine

Ellen Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ellen Brown

California could put its revenues in its own state-owned bank and fan these "reserves" into many times their face value in loans, using the same "fractional reserve" system that private banks use.

California Dreamin': How the State Can Beat Its Budget Woes

Ellen Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ellen Brown

The world's eighth largest economy is not going quietly into that pit of debt and devastation that has devoured Third World countries whole.