Monthly Archives: October 2017

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


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

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Regulation Is Killing Community Banks – Public Banks Can Revive Them

As banks disappear into the ether in rural towns here in the UK we could learn a great deal from the North Dakota Public Banking experience.


Crushing regulations are driving small banks to sell out to the megabanks, a consolidation process that appears to be intentional. Publicly-owned banks can help avoid that trend and keep credit flowing in local economies.

At his confirmation hearing in January 2017, Treasury Secretary Stephen Mnuchin said, “regulation is killing community banks.” If the process is not reversed, he warned, we could “end up in a world where we have four big banks in this country.” That would be bad for both jobs and the economy. “I think that we all appreciate the engine of growth is with small and medium-sized businesses,” said Mnuchin. “We’re losing the ability for small and medium-sized banks to make good loans to small and medium-sized businesses in the community, where they understand those credit risks better than anybody else.”

The number of US banks with assets under $100 million dropped from 13,000 in 1995…

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Stealth socialism: follow the money

The brain vs. consciousness: the real debate and the phony debate

The dirty Trump dossier: what no one is talking about


The Real Reason Big Pharma Wants To Own The Patents To Cannabis. Natural Blaze.

Always the same reason….

They will fight dirty to claw back the money they are losing now to cannabis.

Keeping the Soil in Organic. YouTube.

The big, corporate bully boys move in….

The shared economy is going solar with neighbors buying and selling renewable energy to each other in Brooklyn. Natural News.

9 Awe Inspiring And Close Up Pictures Of Saturn. Natural Blaze.

More Questions Than Answers: Was Sandy Hook Shooter Known to the FBI Prior to the School Massacre? 21st Century Wire.