A sure sign that our monetary system is in deep distress is the proliferation of public movements trying to deal with the outfall of failing economies and struggling households. On this edition of “It’s Our Money with Ellen Brown”, Ellen speaks with two leading protagonists helping individual citizens take matters into their own hands by adopting new economic models and alternatives; attorney Kevin Zeese and Dr. Margaret Flowers discuss current public initiatives, the TPP, Obamacare and a foundational philosophy that asserts that individual citizens are the core of new civic leadership. On this week’s Public Banking Report, co-host Walt McRee speaks with the leader of one of those new alternative movements, Marc Armstrong, who is launching BankACT.org, a lobbying campaign to help re-establish banking services at America’s post offices.
One year ago, 17 people locked themselves on to a deportation charter flight at London Stansted Airport, grounding a plan that would have sent 59 people back to face reprisal – and possibly death – in Ghana and Nigeria. Now, those activists could face life imprisonment.