Wall Street challenger Robert Bye

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Headlines from the explosion of news about public banking and the economy:

 

Public banking

North Dakota businesses dominated the PPP. Their secret weapon? A century-old bank founded by radical progressives. | Andrew Van Dam, The Washington Post

Wyoming Needs a State-Run Bank | Yana Ludwig and Matt Stannard

How Public Banks Can Solve the Covid-19 Economic Crisis | North Denver News

The “Next” Financial Crisis and Public Banking as the Response | Michael Hudson, The Hudson Report (Aug 2018)

Use the post office as a banking lifeline | Will Flagle, The Next System Project

We Need a Public Option for Banking | Raúl Carrillo, Common Dreams

Actions we can take to tame WA’s unemployment crisis | Katie Wilson, Crosscut

Five Proposals to Reshape Banking After Coronavirus | Oscar Perry Abello, Next City

How Banks Are Exploiting the Coronavirus Crisis for Profit | Terri Friedline, The American Prospect

The Pandemic Has Shown That We Need a Public Option for Banking Services | Raúl Carrillo, Inequality.org

 

Economy

How the Fed Bailed Out the Investor Class Without Spending a Cent | David Dayen, The American Prospect

Fed’s massive ‘Main Street’ business rescue in danger of fizzling | Zachary Warmbrodt and Victoria Guida, Politico

Community QE – Illinois Signs On, And Eligibility Further Expands, But ‘Penalty Rates’ Still Have To Go | Robert Hockett, Forbes

The Crisis in Financial Markets Began Before COVID-19 | Matt Stoller and Graham Steele, The American Prospect

Bank Regulations Can Be Tools of Oppression, Too | David Dayen, The American Prospect

Massive bailout leaves Wall Street giant exposed to fire from all sides | Victoria Guida, Politico