Ellen Brown

Articles by Ellen Brown

Instead of buying into the World Economic Forum’s dystopian “Great Reset,” we can build an alternative system with a mandate to serve the people.This is part two to a May 4, 2022 article called “A Monetary Reset Where the Rich Don’t Own...
No country has successfully challenged the U.S. dollar’s global hegemony—until now. How did this happen and what will it mean?Foreign critics have long chafed at the “exorbitant privilege” of the U.S. dollar as global reserve currency. The...
Inflation is plaguing consumer markets, putting pressure on the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates to tighten the money supply. But as Rex Nutting writes in a MarketWatch column titled “Why Interest Rates Aren’t Really the...
The Fed has options for countering the record inflation the U.S. is facing that are more productive and less risky than raising interest rates.The Federal Reserve is caught between a rock and a hard place. Inflation grew by 6.8% in...
Oceans of water are beneath our feet, and new technologies are extracting it economically without ecological damage.Lack of fresh water is now a global crisis. Water shortages mean food shortages, with hunger creating death tolls...
Hemp fuel and other biofuels could reduce carbon emissions while saving the electric grid, but they’re often overlooked for more expensive, high-tech climate solutions.On July 14, the European Union unveiled sweeping climate change and...
The crisis of 2020 has created the greatest wealth gap in history. The middle class, capitalism and democracy are all under threat. What went wrong and what can be done?In a matter of decades, the United States has gone from a largely...
Faced with the dire Covid-19 crisis, some lawmakers are starting to see publicly-owned banks as the key to ensuring an equitable economic recovery.

Just over two months into the new year, 2021 has already seen a flurry of public banking...
Wall Street may own the country, as Kansas populist leader Mary Elizabeth Lease once declared, but a new generation of “retail” stock market traders is fighting back.

A short squeeze frenzy driven by a new generation of gamers captured...
A self-funding national infrastructure bank modeled on the “American System” of Alexander Hamilton, Abraham Lincoln, and Franklin D. Roosevelt would help solve not one but two of the country’s biggest problems.

Millions of Americans...

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