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.
Big banks freeze out small business, but North Dakota’s state bank supports local jobs. The idea is catching on.
How is it that our nation is awash in money, but too broke to provide jobs and services? David Korten introduces a landmark new report, “How to Liberate America from Wall Street Rule.”
With the big banks speculating instead of lending to small businesses, states are looking for new ways to keep credit flowing.
The state’s facing big debt, but also big opportunity.
7 ways state-owned banks could help states overcome budget deficits and boost their local economies.
An answer to state budget woes that doesn’t need to involve sacrificing workers’ rights.
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.
Video: David Brancaccio visits a bank that is invested in its community.
Each of us can help build a resilient financial system that will serve real people in real communities.