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…

Is the US an Oligarchy?

The US Congress could consider allowing fast track authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in the near future. Read this timely piece in Counter Punch by Ellen Brown, prolific author, public banking guru and founder of the Public Banking Institute. “The politicians are put there to give you the idea that you have freedom of…