Californians Need A “Bank of Good”

Californians Need A “Bank of Good”

Public banking is on a roll! People across the nation are turning out to learn more about public banking — and Californians are at the forefront of making public banks a reality for the first time in generations. Public banking activists, politicians and financial experts are busy producing...

The Public Bank Alternative

The Public Bank Alternative

Dollars and Sense features Rick Girling’s article in the September/October issue. Read his follow-up piece  “Corporate Bankers Wary of Public Banking” on Page 8 of the November/December Issue. Ever-growing inequality has helped consolidate and concentrate corporate control...

The Latest in Banking Reform for the People

The Latest in Banking Reform for the People

Next City – October 12, 2021. Out of eight million unbanked households across the country, one million are in California alone. The state is now looking to address this by taking a page out of the former USPS savings account playbook. Assembly Bill 1177, passed in September and signed by...

We Need Public Banking

We Need Public Banking

Jacobin – August 2, 2021. By Julian LaRosa. The basic functions of investment are too important to be left in the hands of private banks only interested in accruing profits. We need public banks — something the Public Banking Act, introduced by Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida...

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