Bank of North Dakota Celebrates 100 Years of Public Banking

The Bank of North Dakota (BND), the only public bank in the US, celebrated 100 years of economic liberty from Wall Street banks this week. BND was created in 1919 by the grassroots efforts of the Nonpartisan League. Back in the early 1900s in the Gilded Age, railroads and banks were controlled by wealthy east…

Pamela Powers Hannley

Spreading the Word about Public Banking (video)

For the past year, Arizonans for a New Economy Co-Directors Jim Hannley and Pamela Powers-Hannley have been giving presentations and promoting public banking throughout Southern Arizona. And the work continues into 2015. Most recently, we spoke to Sustainable Tucson in December and to the Mountain Vista Unitarian Universalist Church in January. Check out the video presentations…

Top 10 Ways Arizona’s Economy Would Benefit from Public Banking (video)

Many would agree that Arizona’s post-crash recovery has been lagging behind the rest of the country. The lingering question is: What do we do about it?. Arizonans for a New Economy believes that creation of a state bank would go a long way toward making Arizona financially healthy again. Across the country, states and cities have billions of dollars…