Ellen Brown

Ellen Brown is an attorney, founder of the Public Banking Institute, and author of twelve books including the best-selling Web of Debt. Her latest book, The Public Bank Solution, explores successful public banking models historically and globally. Her 300+ blog articles are at EllenBrown.com.

Meet BlackRock, the New Great Vampire Squid

Another Bank Bailout Under Cover of a Virus

Crushing the States, Saving the Banks: the Fed’s Generous New Rules

A Universal Basic Income is Essential and Will Work

Was the Fed Just Nationalized?

The Fed’s Baffling Response to the Coronavirus Explained

Mexico’s AMLO Shows How It’s Done

The Fed Protects Gamblers at the Expense of the Economy

The Disaster of Negative Interest Rates

The Key to a Sustainable Economy is 5,000 Years Old

Fox in the Hen House: Why Interest Rates Are Rising

Student Debt Slavery: Time to Level the Playing Field

The Public Bank Option: Safer, Local and Half the Cost

Regulation is Killing Community Banks, Public Banks Can Revive Them

How to Wipe Out Puerto Rico’s Debt Without Hurting Bondholders

How to Fund a Universal Basic Income Without Increasing Taxes or Inflation

Regulation Is Killing Community Banks, But Public Banks Can Revive Them

Saving Illinois: Getting More Bang for the State’s Bucks

Sovereign Debt Jubilee, Japanese-Style

Mr. President, Be Careful What You Wish for: Higher Interest Rates Will Kill the Recovery

If China Can Fund Infrastructure With Its Own Credit, So Can We

What a State-Owned Bank Can Do for New Jersey

“Ryancare” Dead on Arrival: Can We Please Now Try Single Payer?

How to Cut Infrastructure Costs in Half

Central Bank Digital Currencies: a Revolution in Banking?

Can Jill Carry Bernie’s Baton? A Look at the Green Candidate’s Radical Funding Solution

Japan’s “Helicopter Money” Play: Road to Hyperinflation or Cure for Debt Deflation?

Monsanto, Bayer, and the Push for Corporate Cannabis

The War on Weed is Winding Down, But Will Monsanto Emerge the Winner?

“Print the Money”: Trump’s “Reckless” Proposal Echoes Franklin and Lincoln

Bank of North Dakota Soars Despite Oil Bust: A Blueprint for California?

The War on Savings: the Panama Papers, Bail-Ins, and the Push to Go Cashless

Exposing the Libyan Agenda: a Closer Look at Hillary’s Emails

The Populist Revolution: Bernie and Beyond

The Citadel is Breached: Congress Taps the Fed for Infrastructure Funding

Bail-Ins Begin: a Crisis Worse than ISIS?

Reinventing Banking: From Russia to Iceland to Ecuador

Hang Onto Your Wallets: Negative Interest, the War on Cash and the $10 Trillion Bail-in

How Obama Could Beat the Debt Ceiling and Go Out a Hero

Killing Off Community Banks: Intended Consequence of Dodd-Frank?

Time for the Nuclear Option: Raining Money on Main Street

Quantitative Easing for People: Jeremy Corbyn’s Radical Proposal

Trumping the Federal Debt Without Playing the Default Card

The Greek Coup: Liquidity as a Weapon of Coercion

“Guerrilla Warfare Against a Hegemonic Power”: the Challenge and Promise of Greece

A Franciscan Alternative: the People’s Pope and a People’s Bank?

Fast-Tracking TiSA

Derailing Amtrak

The Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Death of the Republic

How America Became an Oligarchy

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