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News Roundup – Mar 10, 2022

Public and Postal Banking

What would a public bank mean for Philly? | Oscar Perry Abello, Technically

Philly is poised to become the first U.S. city to run its own bank | Jordan Levy, BillyPenn

Philadelphia may become first U.S. city to run its own municipal bank | Isabelle Lhuilier, The Daily Pennsylvanian

Guest Commentary: Why Philly Needs a Public Bank | Derek Green, The Philadelphia Citizen

Philadelphia Bill Would Establish First Ever Municipal Public Bank Entity | Oscar Perry Abelo, Next City

San Diego council wants more money for lifeguards, homelessness, equity, police review board [They also want to study creating a city-run public bank] | David Garrick, The San Diego Union-Tribune

Drought, Trees, and Public Banks Discussed at Study Session | Carl Robinette, Beverly Hills Courier

Pressley, legislators call for state bank | Anna Lamb, The Bay State Banner

Activists, lawmakers say Massachusetts public bank is solution to lending disparities | Sam Turken, GBH News

Activists, lawmakers say Massachusetts public bank is solution to lending disparities | Betty Francisco and Dr. Makeeba McCreary, Boston Business Journal

Here’s why a group of legislators is pushing for a Mass. public bank | Arianna MacNeill,

Public bank will keep money in New Mexico | Dorothy Gamble, Santa Fe New Mexican

So, where the heck is the public bank of New Jersey? | Opinion: Les Leopold,

A national infrastructure bank could address New Jersey’s infrastructure needs | Opinion: Robert Karabinchak,

Unimpressed with post office banking trial, backers eye new initiative | Caitlin Reilly, Roll Call


Geopolitical Risk Could Sideline The Fed | Lance Roberts, Seeking Alpha

How & Why the US Cannot Recover: Is It a Failed State? | Michael Hudson, The Center for Global Justice


Now available for free download: Public Banks and Covid-19 | Multiple authors, including PBI Advisory Board member Thomas Marois. Ellen Brown also wrote a chapter.

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