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EARNTalks: Public Banking
Increasingly, municipal and state governments across the country are investigating whether publicly-owned banks could make substantive and system improvements to the management of their fiscal resources. Chronic issues of growing debt and increasing demand for investment dollars are mixed with civic concerns about taxes, expensive borrowing, and a host of ethical issues that have pushed citizen stakeholders to seek public alternatives to the ethically challenged global banks that handle most of these government accounts. Legal and political barriers are being addressed nationwide as the Green New Deal helps drive consideration of a “new” 100-year-old banking platform that outshines the Wall Street mavens.

Join our May webinar to learn the basics on public banking, the campaigns currently underway, and how EARN groups and allies can be engaged on this issue.

May 22, 2019 2:30 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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