Rising Debt Service Costs: Public Banks for Tax Relief

Here is a great article by Mike Kraus, one of the founding members of the Public Banking Institute and Chair of Pennsylvania’s Public Banking Project. This was originally published in the Bucks County Courier Times. By Mike Krauss Across the United States, states and municipal governments struggle to provide essential public services, such as schools,…

US Conference of Mayors to Consider Wall Street Bank Fees & Public Banking (Updated)

[UPDATE: The US Conference of Mayors did pass the “Mayors Resolution on Strengthening Municipal Finances.” Mayor Rothschild did not attend the conference.] At their upcoming meeting on June 19-22, the US Conference of Mayors will be considering hundreds of resolutions on everything from gun safety to tax incentives to jobs and education. Tucked into that…

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…