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Public Banking Conference 2013: Funding the New Economy

The Public Banking Conference 2013: Funding the New Economy is taking place in San Raphael California between June 2 and 4th. The conference is open to the public. Information can be found at: https://pba2013.pathable.com/ How often do you get a … Continue reading

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Local Public Banking group applies for Public Banking Institute chapter status

Economic Liberty for Main Street (the Nevada County public bank working group) is finalizing its application to the Public Banking Institute (PBI) for chapter status. As a chapter of PBI, our local group will be able to work under their … Continue reading

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Nevada County Business Credit Needs Survey is online

You are invited to participate in the Nevada County Business Credit Needs Survey Main Street Forum NC and the Nevada County public bank working group see a county public bank as a better way to meet the economic needs of … Continue reading

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Local Economic Liberty for Main Street group calls for Foreclosure Town Halls

Foreclosure has devastated thousands of Nevada County families in recent years and many of those foreclosures were fraudulent. This has affected us all by reducing the value of our property values, dragging down the economy and putting people out of … Continue reading

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Main Street Forum NC Public Bank PowerPoint

Main Street Forum NC, along with Economic Liberty for Main Street (the Nevada County public bank working group), makes presentations and moderates discussions considering public banks and a local, Nevada County owned bank. The PowerPoint file presentation and accompanying handout … Continue reading

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Romney tax plan doubles down on trickle down

This graph is based on data from the Tax Policy Center. Ezra Klien points out that, under the Romney plan, the But do tax cuts create “real” jobs? The answer appears to be no for companies big and small.” For … Continue reading

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Incest and conflict of interest between banks and Federal Reserve

My posts keep touting the need for self-correcting systems. Well, how can a system be self-correcting if the regulators and the regulated are one and the same, for all practical purposes? Here is an article describing how the wife of … Continue reading

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Governor Brown signs Homeowners’ Bill of Rights

Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday, July 11, signed into law the Homeowner Bill of Rights to establish landmark protection rules for mortgage loan borrowers. Text of SB900 LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL’S DIGEST SB 900, Leno. Mortgages and deeds of trust: foreclosure. (1) … Continue reading

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Nevada City Council passes Corporate Personhood (NOT) resolution

March 14, 2012 A resolution stating Corporations (Organizations) are not people and money is not free speech was passed unanimously by the Nevada City Council.

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To make organizations and institutions self-correcting, we need to affect the people in them

We are shouting out that “Corporations aren’t people!” but, as I pointed out in my “People are the organization” post, corporations are made up of people. If any actions we take to influence, channel or control organizations, including corporations, are … Continue reading

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