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Bush Doctrine: U.S. foreign policy post 9/11
Few other presidents have tied their foreign policies more explicitly to the work of social science than has George W. Bush. The Democratic Peace Theory, which originated in the work of the eighteenth-century philosopher Immanuel Kant, has, since the 1990s, been one of the most discussed research areas in international relations. The theory posits that democracies do not go to war with other democracies. This theory is not without merit when one analyses the correlation between democracies vis-Ã -vis the propensity to wage war with one another, though much of this can be attributed to interdependence and international trade as well as to democratic institutions. Is democracy the simple answer for a peaceful global order and is it the right solution for every region?
Ellen Hodgson Brown, President & Founder of the Public Banking Institute (PBI) and author of such books as "The Web of Debt", The Public Bank Solution", addresses the PBI 2012 conference in Philadelphia.
Victoria Grant, seen here aged 12 years old, addresses the first annual Public Banking Conference in Philadelphia, PA. Her father and she discovered that the debt money system was what was wrong with the Canadian economy and decided to do something about it.
The Bank of North Dakota was established by legislative action in 1919 to promote agriculture, commerce and industry. North Dakota is the only state to have escaped the credit crisis. For every year since 2008, it has run a budget surplus and it has the lowest unemployment figures in the US, the lowest default rate on its loans and the lowest foreclosure rate.
Mike Krauss, Chairman of the Pennsylvania Project, puts forward his proposal, based on the success of the Bank of North Dakota, to create a Public Bank for the state of Pennsylvania. Such a move would free the state from the clutches of the Fed, reduce the debt burden, boost investments and serve the public interest.
Most people hold the view that their bank deposits are safe with the big commercial banks, however, this assumption is not based on the facts. This video features official government documents detailing information that should sound anyone's alarm bells [edited].