Public Banking and Corporate News: When Big Media Struggles to Understand Local Economic Autonomy

Nov 20, 2014. Public banks are, above all, tools of local control. The Bank of North Dakota allows that state to bypass Wall Street and finance local and state-wide projects without fear of paying exploitative interest rates, or of losing those interest payments to outside shareholders who wouldn’t re-invest them in local endeavors. Local media …

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WSJ Reports: BND Outperforms Wall Street

Nov 20, 2014. By Ellen Brown While 49 state treasuries were submerged in red ink after the 2008 financial crash, one state’s bank outperformed all others and actually launched an economy-shifting new industry.  So reports the Wall Street Journal this week, discussing the Bank of North Dakota (BND) and its striking success in the midst …

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PBI Philadelphia Conference “Public Banks for Public Works” Coming Up Tomorrow!

Oct 17, 2014. Join us in Philadelphia for PBI’s National Conference West, tomorrow – Saturday, October 18th! It promises to be a great lineup of speakers focused on solutions – exploring how to move public banking in Pennsylvania forward! For more information, click on the Philly skyline! See you there….

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