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Article What a Public Bank Could Mean for California
What the indebted state could gain from moving its money out of Wall Street.
Located in New Economy
Article 7 Ways to Transform Banking
Each of us can help build a resilient financial system that will serve real people in real communities.
Located in New Economy
Article How State Banks Bring the Money Home
Big banks freeze out small business, but North Dakota’s state bank supports local jobs. The idea is catching on.
Located in Issues / New Livelihoods
Article North Dakota: Banking on the Locals
Video: David Brancaccio visits a bank that is invested in its community.
Located in YES! Blogs / Fixing the Future
Article The Trillion Dollar Coin: A Debt Solution for the People
Far from being a gimmick, having the U.S. Treasury mint high-denomination coins is a solution that cuts to the root of America’s financial problems. And Benjamin Franklin would have liked it, too.
Located in New Economy
Article More States May Create Public Banks
Several states are studying the prospects of a state-owned bank or are considering legislation to make one possible.
Located in Issues / Water Solutions
Article Washington State Joins the Movement for Public Banking
The legislature will consider whether to move its funds from Bank of America to a publicly owned bank that would keep the state's money working locally.
Located in New Economy
Article A Choice for States: Banks, Not Budget Crises
7 ways state-owned banks could help states overcome budget deficits and boost their local economies.
Located in New Economy
Article How the Bailout Killed Local Lending—And How Some States Hope to Bring It Back
With the big banks speculating instead of lending to small businesses, states are looking for new ways to keep credit flowing.
Located in New Economy
Article How Wisconsin Could Turn Austerity into Prosperity: Own a Bank
An answer to state budget woes that doesn't need to involve sacrificing workers' rights.
Located in New Economy
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