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Here’s How Infrastructure Costs Can Be Halved

Americans could save $1 trillion over 10 years by financing infrastructure through publicly owned banks like the one that has long been operating in North Dakota.

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Public Banks Can Help Cities Honor Their Commitment to Give Sanctuary to Immigrants

Cities, counties and states, by chartering their own banks, can foster long-term economic stability and build a firewall against the incoming administration’s threats of financial blackmail.

Posted on Dec 13, 2016 READ MORE



North Dakota’s Public Bank Is Funding Police Repression at Standing Rock

For those of us who have viewed the Bank of North Dakota as an example of the promise of this type of financial institution, recent news that an emergency spending panel approved an extra $4 million in credit for rubber bullets and the arrest of people seeking to protect their livelihood is troubling.

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Killing Off Community Banks: Intended Consequence of Dodd-Frank?

The Dodd-Frank regulations are so lethal to community banks that they are rapidly disappearing—except in North Dakota, where they are thriving. Some say the intent was to force them to sell out to the mega-banks.

Posted on Oct 22, 2015 READ MORE



Why Public Banks Outperform Private Banks

Public banks in North Dakota, Germany and Switzerland have been shown to outperform their private counterparts. International private competitors have responded by pushing for regulations limiting the advantages of the public banking model, but public banking advocates are pushing back.

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Enough Is Enough: Fraud-Ridden Banks Are Not L.A.’s Only Option

JPMorgan Chase has been involved in more than a dozen felonies. Why are we still doing business with it?

Posted on Jan 30, 2014 READ MORE



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Debate: ‘Public Banks Are Key to Capitalism’

Former Truthdigger of the Week and Public Banking Institute President Ellen Brown led a debate in The New York Times’ opinion pages this week, arguing: “We actually need publicly owned banks for a capitalist market economy to run properly.”

Posted on Oct 3, 2013 READ MORE



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Why Is Socialism Doing So Well in Deep-Red North Dakota?

North Dakota’s thriving state bank makes a mockery of Wall Street’s casino banking system—and that’s why financial elites want to crush it.

Posted on Mar 30, 2013 READ MORE


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