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.

The Public Bank That Wasn’t: New Jersey’s Excursion into Public Banking

More Banks to Fail? Not in North Dakota

War By Other Means: Short Selling JPMorgan Chase

Another Look at the Financial Transactions Tax

How the War on Crypto Triggered a Banking Crisis

The Cobalt Gold Rush and the East Palestine Disaster

What Will Happen When Banks Go Bust?

The Real Goal of Fed Policy: Breaking Inflation, the Middle Class or the Bubble Economy?

How to Green Our Parched Farmlands and Finance Critical Infrastructure

The Food Shortage in Your Own Backyard

A Reset That Serves the People

A Monetary Reset Where the Rich Don’t Own Everything

The Real Antidote to Inflation

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