Interview with Stacy Herbert, Nexus Conference, Aspen, 8-24-17

Stacy interviewed me on public banking at the Nexus Conference in Aspen, posted on MaxKeiser.com on October 7, 2017. The interview begins at 14:50.

 

 

California Public Bank People’s Forum, L.A., sponsored by the Bernie Sanders Brigade

The cavalry has arrived! Great to see so many young people getting behind public banking. We had a rousing forum on Saturday, May 13th, at the Puente Learning Center in Los Angeles. The links to the Facebook live videos and photo album are here:


Part 2: https://www.facebook.com/BernieSandersBrigade/videos/1737555312927578/
Part 3: https://www.facebook.com/BernieSandersBrigade/videos/1737601809589595/
Part 4: https://www.facebook.com/BernieSandersBrigade/videos/1737631266253316/

https://www.facebook.com/pg/BernieSandersBrigade/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1739237269426049

The Bernie Sanders Brigade also made this clever promo video —

 

Two Recent Power Points on Public Banking, in Englewood, CO, and Santa Rosa, CA

Here are my latest efforts at presenting the public banking model by power point. The longer version was at an event in Englewood, CO, on October 30, called “Taking Back the Money Power: The Public Option in Banking.” The shorter version was at an event in Santa Rosa, CA, on November 9 called “Cannabis Cash and Public Banking.” My part was on public banking in general, followed by Marc Armstrong who spoke on how a public bank could serve the newly legalized recreational cannabis business. Many thanks to Earl Staelin for the Colorado event and Shelly Browning for the Santa Rosa event. Great fun!

Ralph Nader’s “Breaking Through Power” Conference, Washington DC

I was very pleased to be able to talk to Ralph Nader about public banking on his radio show and to be a presenter at his “Breaking through Power” conference last week. The radio show is here —

https://ralphnaderradiohour.com/breaking-through-power-2/

and the video is here–

“Fixing Debt and Money with Publicly Owned Banking”: video interview by Australian blogger Phillip Watt

The War on Savings: The Panama Papers, Bail-Ins, and the Push to Go Cashless

Exposing tax dodgers is a worthy endeavor, but the “limited hangout” of the Panama Papers may have less noble ends, dovetailing with the War on Cash and the imminent threat of massive bail-ins of depositor funds.

The bombshell publication of the “Panama Papers,” leaked from a Panama law firm specializing in shell companies, has triggered both outrage and skepticism. In an April 3 article titled “Corporate Media Gatekeepers Protect Western 1% From Panama Leak,” UK blogger Craig Murray writes that the whistleblower no doubt had good intentions; but he made the mistake of leaking his 11.5 million documents to the corporate-controlled Western media, which released only those few documents incriminating opponents of Western financial interests. Continue reading