Breaking free of Wall Street and the boom-bust cycle…with PUBLIC Banks!

Mike Krauss • • November 30, 2012

…While Americans view the economic contraction and recession as global, it isn’t. It is highly localized to the economies of the United States and Europe, which are most closely tied to the central bank cartel of Wall Street and Federal Reserve private banking system. But in many other nations, where on the average 40 percent of the market is in public banks, economies are growing.

These are the so called BRIC nations (Brazil, Russia, India and China), as well as Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Iceland, South Africa and Japan; and the healthiest economy in Europe, Germany, where public banks have existed for decades and provided much of the credit and investment for West Germany’s recovery from World War II. The public “Post Office Bank” in Japan played the same role there.

This is not to say that these nations have not felt the impact of declining exports to the sick economies of the U.S. and Europe. They have. But no one in China, or Brazil or India is talking austerity.

Just the failed central bankers and the 1 percent in the U.S. and Europe who caused the catastrophe….

Read the entire article here.

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Ellen Brown’s Presentation at the 3rd Annual World Conference on Riba: PUBLIC BANKING: MAKING MONEY WORK FOR THE PEOPLE

Ellen Brown • • November 26, 2012

Nov. 26-27, 2012
3rd Annual World Conference on Riba: The Multifaceted Global Crises of RIBA: Resilience, Response & Reform
Palace of Golden Horses
Mines Wellness City, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Main Speakers:
1. Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamed, Fourth Prime Minister of Malaysia
2. Ellen Hodgson Brown, Chairman/President of Public Banking Institute, USA
3. Bill Still, Best Selling Author and Award-Winning Documentary Writer/Director
4. Hugo Salinas- Price, President, Mexican Civic Association Pro Silver, A.C.
5. Imran Nazar Hosein, Renowned Author and Scholar in Islamic Eschatology
6. Tom J. Kennedy, Activist & Blogger,
7. Imam Afroz Ali, President , Al-Ghazzali Centre for Islamic Sciences & Human Development, Sydney.
8. Professor Dr. Ahamed Kameel Mydin Meera, Dean, IIUM Institute of Islamic Banking & Finance, Malaysia
9. Professor Dato dr. Hj. Mohd Ali Baharom, President, Malaysia National Cooperative Movement
10. YM Tunku Azwil Tunku Abdul Razak, Muslim Consumers Association of Malaysia
11. Dr. Zulkifli Hassan, Faculty of Shariah & Law, Islamic Science University of Malaysia

A .pdf version of ELlen Brown’s presentation is here.
A .ppt version of Ellen Brown’s presentation is here.

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Ellen Brown’s Presentation to RSA Scotland: A Public Bank for Scotland?

Ellen Brown • • November 22, 2012

RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) Scotland hosted an event exploring the concept of a public bank for Scotland.
Thursday 22nd November 2012
Riddle’s Court, 322 Lawnmarket, Edinburgh

Ellen Brown, Chair and President of the Public Banking Institute in the USA discusses the history of public banking in the States, particularly in North Dakota which founded its public bank in 1919. Ralph Leishman FRSA presents how a public bank might develop and work with government in the Scottish context and banking environment, with substantial time available for questions and discussions with the speakers.

A .pdf version of the presentation is here.
A .ppt version of the presentation is here.

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