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What Type of Monetary Framework Should the Greeks Adopt If They Were to Part Ways with the Eurozone?
The “Grexit” might be just around the corner. Wall Street bets on 75% chance of Greek default. Greek prime minister escalated his defiance towards the country’s official...
Occupy's Bank Blockade Victory
For the last two months, Occupy UC Davis has been blockading a campus branch of U.S. Bank. Now, in a victory for Occupy that potentially gives birth to a new movement tactic...
Big News on Bank Transfers
Two summers ago, at the U.S. Social Forum, I attended a panel discussion about ways to expand the use of credit unions as alternatives to the “too big to fail” banks whose...
RBS Sale: There Is an alternative
The government have fired the starting gun on the sale of RBS. UK Financial Investments has begun selling a 5% stake in the bank at just 330p a share – this is way below the...
Stop the Fire Sale of RBS
In his Mansion House speech next week the Chancellor is expected to announce his plans to sell off RBS – at an eye-watering £13bn loss to the taxpayer. This huge loss reveals...
Jekyll Island: The Truth Behind The Federal Reserve (2013)
What's the problem with the world economy? It's debt -- too much personal debt -- too much corporate debt -- and most importantly, too much government debt. "People have a...
It's the Interest, Stupid! Why Bankers Rule the World
Interest charges are a strongly regressive tax that the poor pay to the rich. A public banking system could realize savings up to 40 percent - allowing taxes to be cut...
The Banks' Mafia: Robbing Your Fully Paid Home
Abby Martin goes over the case of Katie Barnett, an Ohio resident who had her home mistaken for one that was foreclosed. Bank thugs robbed and ransacked Barnett's home yet is...
The Banksters: Madoff With America (2013)
Bernie Madoff is at the hub of the biggest conspiracy the world has ever known, according to Mr. X. Dave Edmund, a small Independent film maker puts it all on the line to bring...
5 Reasons to Put Your Money in a Credit Union
Help limit the influence of big corporate banks and strike a blow for the working man by moving your funds to a credit union. 1. Fuck Convenience (And Your Money is...
Greece - What You Are Not Being Told by the Media
According to mainstream media, the current economic crisis in Greece is due to the government spending too much money on its people that it went broke. This claim however, is a...
The Leaked Campaign to Attack WikiLeaks and Its Supporters
There's been a very strange episode being written about the past couple of days involving numerous parties, including me, that I now want to comment on.  The story, first...
U.S. Mayors Adopt Postal Banking Resolutions - $1 Trillion Boost at Zero Taxpayer Cost
At its annual meeting last week, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) adopted a pair of resolutions endorsing postal banking, co-signed by eight mayors from six states. Their...
09.27.14 Richard Wolff: Public Banking, Curing Capitalism
We Are People Here! and The Public Bank Institute Present Banking on New Mexico, A Public Bank Symposium. Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 10:30am to 9:00pm at the Community...
Oh Canada - Our Bought & Sold Out Land (2009)
Dan Mathews reveals common misconception in how we deal with banks. Watch and laugh as Dan catches our politicians off guard with some simple questions. These questions are...
Public Banking in Costa Rica: A Remarkable, Little-Known Model
In Costa Rica, publicly-owned banks have been available for so long and work so well that people take for granted that any country that knows how to run an economy has a...
Five Ways the U.S. Can Have an Icelandic Revolution
“We have to nationalize the banks. We have to get rid of the government. We need to have access to the internet seen as a human right. We need to have a new Constitution," said...
Hackers Take Down Website of Bank that Froze WikiLeaks Funds
A group of Internet activists calling themselves Operation Payback have taken credit for shutting down the website of a bank that earlier Monday froze funds belonging to...
U.S. PIRG Applauds CFPB Call for Greater Disclosure | U.S. PIRG
NEWS RELEASE Contact Ethan Senack, U.S. PIRG APPLAUDS CFPB CALL FOR GREATER DISCLOSURE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2013 Washington, DC — Today, the...
Brilliant Comic of Banksy's Call To Arms Against Advertisers
Banksy is an anoynomous English street artist and activist who has become a cult hero for his anti-establishment and rebellious artwork.
Welcome To Gaza - With Your Guide, Banksy
Welcome to a tourist video with a twist. Street artist Banksy goes to Gaza; entering via a tunnel, he documents the destruction wrought by operation protective edge. The short...
Why Do Banks Make So Much Money?
Banks make so much money because they can create money, effectively out of nothing, by lending. Every single pound in your bank account was created by a bank, not by your...
What Banks Don't Want You to Know about the Greek crisis
Is the crisis in Greece solely due to government overspending and irresponsibility? Are the Greek bailouts intended to help the Greek people recover from their "self-inflicted"...
After Banksy: The Parkour Guide to Gaza
In response to graffiti artist Banksy's Gaza tourist video, the Gaza Parkour team show us what real life is like there and their dreams beyond the border. To the sounds of...
Transfer Your Money From Big Banks To Community Banks
JUST BEFORE CHRISTMAS, a few friends were having dinner wondering what personal actions they could take to help limit the power of the big banks and create a more sane, stable...
How the Banks Never Lose (2008)
As the credit crunch continues to leave Britain cash-strapped and high street banks report huge losses, Dispatches investigates who is responsible for the current crisis...
TPP/TTIP/TiSA Grants Banks Terrifying Secret Powers
"In March 2014, the Bank of England let the cat out of the bag: money is just an IOU, and the banks are rolling in it. So wrote David Graeber in The Guardian the same month...
Princes of the Yen: Central Banks and the Transformation of the Economy (2014)
"Only power that is hidden, is power that endures." Central Banks are some of the most secretive and misunderstood institutions in the world.  What powers do they wield? Who’s...
Channel 4 News Ecomonics Editor Is Pissed Off With The Banks
Ever seen an angry economics editor? Paul Mason explains why he's sick of standing outside RBS's headquarters talking about banks doing something wrong.
How The Banks Won (2010)
As the government prepares an emergency budget to help pay for the bank bailout, Will Hutton investigates the banks and what they've done with our money. He discovers that...
Why Are Taxes So High? Because the Profits from Creating New Money Goes to Private Banks
When banks are allowed to create a nation’s money supply, we all end up paying higher taxes. This is because the profits from creating new money go to the banks rather than the...
Sen. Sanders: Break up the Banks!
More than a year has gone by since Congress passed the $700 billion bailout of Wall Street. The Federal Reserve has committed trillions of additional dollars in virtually...
Making the World Safe for Banksters: Syria in the Crosshairs
“The powers of financial capitalism had another far reaching aim, nothing less than to create a world system of financial control in private hands able to dominate the...
Greek Debt Crisis: 'Banks Will Collapse' without a Deal
As Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande meet to discuss Greece, the banks teeter on the edge of nationalisation. Paul Mason reports from Athens.
End Poverty and Create Wealth with Public Banks
How would you like to increase your spending power by 10 times (or more), relieve student debt by more than 90 percent, increase Social Security benefits, lower taxes, increase...
10 Things Food Banks Need But Won't Ask For
Some items are in high demand at the food bank and you may not realize it. Because they aren’t essentials, the staff doesn’t publicly ask for them. A survey on Reddit.com asked...
5 Years After the Financial Crisis, The Big Banks Are Still Committing Massive Crimes
Preface: Not all banks are criminal enterprises. The wrongdoing of a particular bank cannot be attributed to other banks without proof. But – as documented below – many of...
UN, Banks and Oil Palm Giants Feast on the Stolen Land of Uganda's dispossessed
A small community in Uganda is challenging a UN-backed international oil palm venture that has expropriated small farmers and obliterated an entire forest on a Lake Victoria...
Why Bitcoin Terrifies Big Banks
Abby Martin speaks with Andreas Antonopoulos, founder of Root Eleven and co-host of let's Talk Bitcoin, discussing how Bitcoin works, and why it's so important to have a...
Save People, Not Banks - 2014
Filmed over 18 months between April 2013 and October 2014, made from both original and non original sequences, Save People Not Banks is a not for profit film made under the...
Food Banks Rise to the Challenge: Volunteers Feeding Homeless TEASE
Food Banks rise to the challenge: Watch the FULL episode here. Ashland Food Bank, Marion-Polk Food Share, Rotary First Harvest. The number of "food-insecure"-or just plain...
Nationalize Money, Not Banks by Herman Daly
We Don’t Have To Be In Financial Crisis.
Jekyll Island: The Truth about the Federal Reserve (2013) (trailer)
What's the problem with the world economy? It's debt -- too much personal debt -- too much corporate debt -- and most importantly, too much government debt. "People have a...
Everything Is Rigged: The Biggest Price-Fixing Scandal Ever
The Illuminati were amateurs. The second huge financial scandal of the year reveals the real international conspiracy: There's no price the big banks can't fix Conspiracy...
The Shocking Reason Why the Rich Are Getting Richer Explained Beautifully in 3 Minutes
1. The current money system distributes money from the bottom 90% to the top 10% Because 97% of the money in the UK is created by banks, someone must pay interest on...
Sixteen Building Blocks of a Green, Entrepreneurial, Cooperative Economy
The transition from a capitalist to a cooperative economy could be one of the defining achievements of the 21st century.
Occupy Wall Street: Washington Still Doesn't Get It
I'll have more coming out about this in a few days, but there have been two disgusting developments in the realm of plutocratic intervention on behalf of Wall Street that...
NYC Citibank Occupation Arrests
October 15, 2011 customers at the Citibank branch at 555 La Guardia Place in New York were locked inside the bank and then 23 of them were subsequently arrested for trespassing...
Polar Bear Makes a Withdraw
Outraged that their local bank is fueling climate change through the support of coal burning power plants, a group of polar bears take matters into their own hands by...
Lawyer Sues Bank of Canada - You Won't Believe What happens
Big News up here in Canada; Committe On Monetary and Economic Reform have been fighting a Lawsuit versus the Queen, finance minister and the Bank of Canada to regain control of...