Public Banking in Costa Rica: A Remarkable Little-known Model

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions, SRI/ESG News

Public Banking in Costa Rica: A Remarkable Little-known Model Posted on November 11, 2013 by Ellen Brown In Costa Rica, publicly-owned banks have been available for so long and work so well that people take for granted that any country that knows how to run an economy has a public banking option. Costa …

Publisher’s Column: Taibbi Vanquishes Vampire Squid

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Community Development Solutions

  Publisher’s Column:  Taibbi Vanquishes Vampire Squid  This and other highlights of the Public Banking 2013 Conference now available for free viewing on the Public Banking Institute’s website here. As one of the many people producing the Public Banking 2013 Conference, Conversation and TPP Forum, it was satisfying beyond measure to …

Guest Editor’s Column: Public Banking as an Answer to Artificial Scarcity

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Community Development Solutions, SRI/ESG News

Artificial Scarcity and Public Banking PBI Newsletter, April 2013 Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Guest Editor’s Column:  Public Banking as an Answer to Artificial Scarcity We are often told, and we tend to internalize, the idea that scarcity is a natural condition of humankind, and the …