The Power of Public Banking Conversation

The Power of Public Bankingwith Gwendolyn Hallsmith and Tom Sgorous We will also explore how public banks could support economic prosperity in the US today, with compelling concrete examples, as well as key examples from history.  We will also examine some challenges from public banks in other nations that hold lessons for new bank formations in the 21st century. Read more

The Future of Money Conversation

with Gwendolyn Hallsmith and Bernard Lietaer Money determines the potential of nations - and of humanity itself.  There are many types of money, each with different consequences and potentials.  It's time to examine the money we use - and rarely think about. Read more

Getting Money to Main Street Conversation

Interviewed by Gwendolyn Hallsmith In the face of a very questionable "recovery," increasingly people are looking to new models to enable money to fulfill real needs and real businesses in the economy (ie Main Street).  Michael Shuman is an attorney, author of several important books on healthy local economies including Going Local and The Small-Mart Revolution and has been a pioneer of the new economy movement for many years.  Join Michael and Gwen for a fascinating conversation on what is working at the local level across the nation to move the real economy forward, getting small businesses and entrepreneurs and students the funds they need to get started, to grow, and to simply conduct business in the face of a system that seems geared to the powerful. Read more

Cutting Edge Conversations in 2015

Greetings to all our PBI Members!  We are working hard on delivering New Economy Academy course content and Cutting Edge Conversations.  Our first courses are offered in December 2014, with more in 2015, including regular Cutting Edge Conversations. We look forward to connecting with you soon!

Welcome to Cutting Edge Conversations!

Cutting Edge Conversations These events will feature in depth dialogues with some of the most innovative pioneers in the New Economy Movement.  Join us for powerful and inspiring conversations that can help us move forward into the New Economy!

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