Month: January 2015

The Man With The Blue Guitar

                I The man bent over his guitar, A shearsman of sorts.  The day was green.   They said, “You have a blue guitar, You do not play things as they are.”   The man replied, “Things as they are Are changed upon the blue guitar.”   And they said then.  “But play, you must, A tune beyond us, yet ourselves,   A tune upon the blue guitar Of things exactly as they are.”   II I cannot bring a world quite round, Although I patch it as I can.   I...

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Interview with Ellen Brown – What is the Solution to Our Fragile Financial System?

Last week the Center for Progressive Urban Politics had the good fortune to sit down with Ellen Brown, Author, activist, and luminary on the nation’s banking system and discuss with her the reforms needed to bring our financial system back into the service of not just the 1% but all of the country’s citizens.  There is a lot to criticize about the way we have organized our finances and a great deal of evidence indicates we may be on the verge of a great collapse whose magnitude may surpass that of 2008. However, unlike many critics Ellen has a...

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