|December 25, 2013||Posted by Staff under Financial|
With the lights on, 99 Senators voted against Wall Street; the lights went off and they all fled. These are our fearless leader? Gimme a rock star!
|December 15, 2013||Posted by Staff under Financial|
When Wall St owned only mortgages, they were like landlords, interest was like rent. Now they are the actual rent-taking landlords.
|December 9, 2013||Posted by Staff under Activism, Financial|
Many people lost their life savings when the house-land bubble burst. At least one town, with a Green Party mayor, stands up to Wall Street.
|November 30, 2013||Posted by Staff under Financial|
If you’re willing to wade thru the numbers, you find the press, the government, and the banks painting a picture divorced from reality. Do the math!
|November 29, 2013||Posted by Staff under Financial|
A former Federal Reserve insider apologizes to the American people for devaluing the US dollar and for transferring their wealth into a few deep pockets.
|November 27, 2013||Posted by Staff under Corruption, Financial|
Why silence low-level workers? What are the banking bosses trying to hide?
|November 21, 2013||Posted by Staff under Activism, Financial|
One confident nation affirms its citizens’ right to use any qualified currency even as the US makes life tough for users of alternative currencies and another insecure nation bans the virtual currency.
|November 16, 2013||Posted by Staff under Corruption, Financial|
For their role in the crime wave that devastated the economy, why haven’t any US bankers gone to jail? Iceland jailed its banksters. Jail is just a first step. We must also stop sending our payments for land and resources to Wall St, but redirect them back to society.
|November 12, 2013||Posted by Staff under Economic Principles, Financial|
Is it safe to invest in real estate again? The very wealthy think so, and they may know more than the rest of us. But to know more than they, study the 18-yr land-price cycle. It shows what happened before and what will happen again.
|November 12, 2013||Posted by Staff under Financial|
The continued scale of the crisis — forgotten by a media more interested in rising home values than eviction notices — requires more than community rehab and tepid financial regulation. It demands that we question this system of property and reimagine a new kind of ownership, or, “trusterty”.
|November 10, 2013||Posted by Staff under Financial|
Here a Yale-educated attorney that worked inside the World Bank for more than two decades, not not some “conspiracy theorist”. Of course, she could be wrong if she fails to see land, but regardless, it’s a tale worth paying attention to, to know the power of those who may oppose economic justice.
|November 7, 2013||Posted by Staff under Financial|
As home-plus-land prices climb and inventory grows smaller, the nation’s largest mortgage lenders, without even spending a cent are snapping up properties, a strategy which society as a whole might consider adopting to end speculation and prosper.
|November 6, 2013||Posted by Staff under Financial|
Just leave it all up to computers — and sometimes somebody must pay the price, in cases of GIGO. That aside, it’s amazing how much money can be won or lost when so much gets concentrated on Wall Street … instead of disbursing rents to us al fairly.
|November 1, 2013||Posted by Staff under Corruption, Financial|
This $13 billion settlement, actually a $9 billion settlement, came close to never happening. It’s a lot of money, but this deal is a gift to Chase. More basically, so is the practice of bundling land value into mortgages while ground rents should be shared by us all.
|October 26, 2013||Posted by Staff under Financial, The Progress Report|
Shifting the burden of a major bank collapse from the blameless taxpayer to the blameless depositor is another case of robbing Peter to pay Paul, while the real perpetrators carry on with their risky, speculative banking schemes, notes Ellen Brown.