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

Nov 4, 2016
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.

Why Public Banks Outperform Private Banks

Feb 12, 2015
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.