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May 2018

Free Forum: Checking the Banks, Reclaiming the Commons

When: Friday, May 18 2018 @ 07:00 PM - - 08:00PM
Where: Midpen Media Center
900 San Antonio Road
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Description: A conversation with
TOM SGOUROS
Author of Checking the Banks / Public Policy Analyst

Interest in public banking has been growing in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. People all over the United States and Canada are becoming aware that the current financial and banking system has serious structural flaws that continue to put our overall economic health at risk.

What public banks can do for us:

Make affordable loans to small businesses, farmers, government entities, and students
Save taxpayers up to 50% on infrastructure projects, like bridges and trains and schools
Eliminate billions in bank fees and money management fees for cities and states
Support a vibrant community banking sector
Enable sustainable prosperity... continue reading: https://www.peaceandjustice.org/checking-banks/


This event is sponsored by https://www.peaceandjustice.org/

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