Public Banks for our Communities: Building Economic Democracy! Greetings! Please accept this invitation to attend our conference on Public Banking, “Public Banks for our Communities: Building Economic Democracy! “First 100 Registrants Only. Open to the public – suggested donation $10. No one turned away for lack of funds. Refreshments will be served. When Saturday February […]
Community Forum of First Universalist Church and the Rocky Mountain Public Banking Institute present: Ellen Brown J.D. (in person) “The Promise of Public Banking” When: Sunday, October 30th 12:30 p.m. Where: First Plymouth Congregational Church of Denver; Room 212, La Foret Room, 2nd Floor 3501 S. Colorado Blvd., Cherry Hills Village, CO 80113 (SW corner of […]
In 1729, Benjamin Franklin gave credit to the colonial government of Pennsylvania for restoring prosperity by lending money beginning in 1723. Franklin later blamed Britain’s decision in 1764 to prohibit further lending and printing of paper currency by colonial governments as the chief cause of the Revolution because it rapidly caused widespread unemployment and poverty.