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Nomi Prins

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Nomi Prins is a renowned journalist, author and speaker. Her latest book is Collusion: How Central Bankers Rigged the World, an expose of how the 2007-08 financial crisis put more power in the hands of monetary elites.

Her last book, All the Presidents’ Bankers, is a groundbreaking narrative about the relationships of presidents to key bankers over the past century and how they impacted domestic and foreign policy. Her other books include a historical novel about the 1929 crash, Black Tuesday, and the hard-hitting expose It Takes a Pillage: Behind the Bonuses, Bailouts, and Backroom Deals from Washington to Wall Street (Wiley,2009/2010). She is also the author of Other People’s Money: The Corporate Mugging of America (The New Press, 2004) which was chosen as a Best Book of 2004 by The Economist, Barron’s and The Library Journal, and Jacked (Polipoint Press, 2006).

She has appeared on numerous TV programs: internationally for BBC, RtTV, and nationally for CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, CSPAN, Democracy Now, Fox and PBS. She has been featured on hundreds of radio shows globally including for CNNRadio, Marketplace, NPR, BBC, and Canadian Programming. She has featured in numerous documentaries shot by international production companies, alongside prominent thought-leaders, and Nobel Prize winners.

She is a Forbes contributor. Her writing has been featured in The New York Times, Forbes, Fortune, Newsday, Mother Jones, Truthdig, The Guardian, The Nation, Alternet, NY Daily News, LaVanguardia, and other publications.

Her engaging key-note speeches are thoughtfully tailored, and she has spoken at numerous venues including at the Federal Reserve / IMF / World Bank Annual global central bank conference, the Purdue University/Sinai Forum, University of Wisconsin Eau Claire Forum, Ohio State University Law School, Columbia University, Pepperdine Graduate School of Business, Manhattan College, National Consumer Law Center, Environmental Grantmakers Association, NASS Spinal Surgeons Conference, and the Mexican Senate.

She was a member of Senator (and presidential contender) Bernie Sanders (I-VT) Federal Reserve Reform Advisory Council, and is listed as one of America’s TopWonks. She is on the advisory board of the whistle-blowing organization ExposeFacts, and a board member of animal welfare and wildlife conservation group, Born Free USA.

Nomi received her BS in Math from SUNY Purchase, and MS in Statistics from New York University, where she completed all required coursework for a PhD in Statistics. Before becoming a journalist, Nomi worked on Wall Street as a managing director at Goldman Sachs, ran the international analytics group as a senior managing director at Bear Stearns in London, and worked as a strategist at Lehman Brothers and analyst at the Chase Manhattan Bank.

She is currently a Distinguished Senior Fellow at the non-partisan public policy think-tank, Demos.

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The Fed As an Instrument for Disaster

The FedMoney and Banking

Blog05/03/2018

So, today, we stand near — how near we don’t yet know — the edge of a dangerous financial precipice.

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Panel: Survive and Thrive Financially

Financial MarketsMoney and BanksStrategy

03/02/2017Audio/Video
How can liberty-minded Americans move toward more freedom in our lifetime? Watch this panel discussion from our recent event in San Diego.

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Prospering in the Age of Artisanal Money

The FedMoney and BanksStrategy

03/01/2017Audio/Video
Nomi Prins, author of All the Presidents' Bankers , on protecting yourself from the next global crisis.

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Nomi Prins: The Left/Progressive Case Against the Fed

The FedFinancial MarketsMoney and Banks

10/28/2016Audio/Video
Nomi and Jeff discuss how the Fed could be the great populist issue that further unravels the Left/Right paradigm.

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