Monthly Archives: September 2014

Public Banking in the Press: Public bank advocates gain advice from experts – A Report from the Banking On New Mexico Symposium

The following article, from the Santa Fe New Mexican, is a report from the Banking on New Mexico Symposium: Funding Local, Sustainable Economies held in Santa Fe on September 27, 2014. The format of Banking on Colorado: Bringing Our Money Home Conference, to be convened on January 31, 2015 is very similar to the Santa […]

Public Banking in the Press — Bringing Democracy to Banking

Craig Barnes, former Denver resident, where he was a civil rights attorney and U.S. Congressional candidate, is the founder of the Santa Fe, New Mexico political action organization We Are People Here!, which is concerned with the domination of our democracy by the wealthy elite. It is the parent organization of the public banking advocacy […]

Gwendolyn Hallsmith, Executive Director, Public Banking Institute – Interviewed by Craig Barnes, Founder of Banking on New Mexico

Gwen Hallsmith, Executive Director of the Public Banking Institute, was interviewed this morning (Saturday, September 6, 2014) on Our Times with Craig Barnes. Gwen points out that actions to establish state and local municipal public banks are sweeping the country. She explains how interest income that normally goes to the Wall Street banks can be […]