The public bank concept is gaining ground on the state level, attracting proponents across the political spectrum.
For those of us who want the financial industry to serve people and the planet rather than dominate them, this is the most exciting reform under serious consideration on the world stage.
Sustainable, small-scale working forests are feeling the economic pinch. But nonprofit groups are helping family- and community-owned woodlands thrive by connecting them with carbon markets.
Interview with Woody Tasch, founder and president of Slow Money, a nonprofit that connects investors to local economies.
State and local leaders are considering creating publicly owned banks that can funnel credit to where it is needed most: directly into the local economy.
Infographic: How to create money out of thin air.
Supplying money should be a public service, not a cash cow for banks.
Social activist and local living economies advocate shares her investment secrets
Local banks can change the world, one neighborly investment at a time.