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Rep. Marcy Kaptur introducing her Glass-Steagall bill in the last Congress.

Kaptur Re-introduces Glass-Steagall Bill

April 10, 2019—The following press release was issued by Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio) yesterday. It puts back on the Congressional agenda one of the urgent actions required to curb Wall Street speculation, and put the United States back on the path of the American System. The Bill number is HR […]

by April 10, 2019 Glass-Steagall, News
Lovettsville Book Signing April 7.

My First Hamilton Book Signing a Success

By Nancy Spannaus April 7, 2019—This afternoon I had my first book-signing event, which was held at the historical museum in my home town of Lovettsville, Virginia (population 1600). I am pleased to report that it was a success. Ten people came, and I sold and signed 11 copies of […]

by April 7, 2019 News
The Politics Behind Today’s “Supermarket Banks”

The Politics Behind Today’s “Supermarket Banks”

By Nancy Spannaus March 30, 2019—The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) in Washington, D.C. hosted a discussion of the rise of today’s “supermarket banks” on March 27. Kicking off the event was Professor Mark H. Rose, who has recently published the book Market Rules: Bankers, Presidents, and the Origins of the […]

by March 30, 2019 News
Hamilton statue in New York City's Central Park (Nancy Spannaus)

Nancy’s GoFundMe Reaches Halfway Mark

By Nancy Spannaus March 29, 2018—The news today is good: I’m taking Hamilton Versus Wall Street to the New York Book Expo at the end of May!  Thanks to the generosity of almost two dozen of you readers, my GoFundMe campaign has raised half of the $3500 required to pay […]

by March 29, 2019 News
The first Bank of the United States (Nancy Spannaus)

Nations Must Study Alexander Hamilton’s Principles of Political Economy

The following review of my book Hamilton Versus Wall Street appeared in the blog Africa and the World  on March 28, 2019. The blog is run by political-economic analyst for Africa Lawrence Freeman. The book is available through major online booksellers .–Nancy Spannaus   by Lawrence Freeman For those followers of […]

by March 28, 2019 News, Review
The Portal Bridge, a key link on the Northeast rail corridor, and over 100 years old.

Trump Administration Sabotaging Vital Infrastructure

By Nancy Spannaus March 18, 2019—Recent announcements by the Trump Administration on critical infrastructure projects, amount to nothing less than sabotage. Without effective Congressional action to ensure Federal government funding of major capital investments in infrastructure like that now under threat, there is no hope for a sustainable economic recovery […]

by March 18, 2019 Commentary, News
Deadline Set for Nancy’s `Hamilton’ Fund

Deadline Set for Nancy’s `Hamilton’ Fund

March 18, 2019 Dear friends, We now have a deadline for my GoFundMe project to promote Hamilton Versus Wall Street at Book Expo in America in New York City.  I have determined that I need to have the bulk of the funds by the end of March, in order to secure […]

by March 18, 2019 News
Here's the book I want to promote at Book Expo.

Educate America on Hamilton: Fund Me!

March 14, 2019 Dear friends, An incredible opportunity to spread the circulation of Hamilton Versus Wall Street has come up, and I need your help to do it. From May 29-31, the largest annual book trade fair in the United States, Book Expo America, is occurring in New York City.  […]

by March 15, 2019 News
Ways and Means Committee chairmen at the March 6 hearing on infrastructure.

Funding Infrastructure: The Principle of Federal Credit

By Nancy Spannaus March 9, 2019—The March 6 House Ways and Means Committee hearing on transportation infrastructure put the crucial problem which is blocking vitally-needed action on this topic, squarely on the table: the lack of understanding of the Hamiltonian principle of credit. From Representative Peter DeFazio, Chairman of the […]

by March 9, 2019 Infrastructure, News
The fragility of the transit system in the New York-New Jersey area was dramatized when a beam penetrated the roof of  a New Jersey Transit train Sept. 7.

New NAM Report: Action on Infrastructure Now!

By Nancy Spannaus March 1, 2019—The latest report on the U.S. infrastructure disaster by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is a straightforward call for Congress and the President to act now. The “Build to Win” document begins by stating that “in an alarming state of disrepair and in urgent […]

by March 1, 2019 Infrastructure Bank, News