>An Interview with Stephen Zarlenga

>The following was recorded on the morning and early afternoon of Friday 5th October 2007, travelling in the car of James and Dorothy Gibb Stuart, from Glasgow to the Bromsgrove 2007 Conference. It has been transcribedby Alistair McConnachie.Prosperity (April 2008)Personal BackgroundStephen, you're the Director of the American Monetary Institute and author of the most comprehensive … Continue reading >An Interview with Stephen Zarlenga

>It is Official: The US is a Police State

>by Paul Craig RobertsCountercurrents.org (September 26 2010)On September 24, Jason Ditz reported on Antiwar.com that "the FBI is confirming that this morning they began a number of raids against the homes of antiwar activists in Illinois, Minneapolis, Michigan, and North Carolina, claiming that they are 'seeking evidence relating to activities concerning the material support of … Continue reading >It is Official: The US is a Police State

>Five Surprising Facts about Spying in America

>by washingtonsblog.com (September 22 2010)Here are five surprising facts about spying in America.We understand if some of this sounds far-fetched. But take a look for yourself, and see if you can disprove these claims.1. Cheney and Rumsfeld Pushed for Warrantless Wiretaps in the 1970sDick Cheney, Donald Rumseld and other government officials who held high positions … Continue reading >Five Surprising Facts about Spying in America

>What Systemic Debt Means …

>... to You and Your FamilyProsperity (July 2006)Putting debt-free money into circulation is the single basic reform capable of transforming the prospects of every person in this country, including yourself and your family.People need money to produce goods and to trade everyday essentials. If that money is not being supplied as a public service, they … Continue reading >What Systemic Debt Means …

>The Debt Crisis in America

>Businesses and Consumers are NOT Deleveraging ... They Are Going On One Last Bingeby Washington's Blog (September 18 2010)Global Research (September 19 2010)Everyone knows that the American consumer is deleveraging ... living more frugally, and paying down debt.Right?Well, actually, as CNBC's Diana Olick pointed out in April {1}, many consumers are stopping their mortgage payments, … Continue reading >The Debt Crisis in America

>Stopping the Debt Driver

>Why Reforming the Way our Money is Created Holds the Key to Halting Unsustainable Growthby Alistair McConnachieProsperity (October 2006)The following is a transcript of the lecture, with the above title, given by Alistair McConnachie in the Cultivate Centre, Essex Street West, Dublin on the 3rd October 2006, as part of FEASTA's http://www.feasta.org "Understanding the Economics … Continue reading >Stopping the Debt Driver

>Of Big Banks and ShoreBank

>by Ralph Naderwww.nader.org (August 13 2010)The Obama Administration's treatment of its current majority ownership of bailed out General Motors and its standoffishness toward the pioneering but troubled ShoreBank, a community bank based in Chicago, are lessons in how the Big/Bad fare in Washington, DC, as compared with the Good/Small.Having shed its bad assets and abandoned … Continue reading >Of Big Banks and ShoreBank

>Basel III

>Tightening the Noose on Creditby Ellen Brownwww.webofdebt.com (September 16 2010)The stock market shot up on September 13, after new banking regulations were announced called Basel III. Wall Street breathed a sigh of relief. The megabanks, propped up by generous taxpayer bailouts, would have no trouble meeting the new capital requirements, which were lower than expected … Continue reading >Basel III