Wall Street challenger Robert Bye

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

Public banking

Public banking can help bridge the racial wealth gap in the post-pandemic recovery | Ameya Pawar and Harish I. Patel, The Chicago Reporter

Ex-Ald. Ameya Pawar writing the book on why we need government-owned banks in the public interest | Mark Brown, Chicago Sun-Times

How Equitable Access to Banking Improves Economic Conditions for Everyone | National League of Cities, CitiesSpeak

COVID-19 exposes why the Postal Service needs to get back into the banking business | Melanie G. Long, The Conversation

New funds aimed at wealth disparities | Brian Wright O’Connor, The Bay State Banner

Minority coalition urges Mass. business leaders to commit $1 billion to fighting racial inequity | Jon Chesto, The Boston Globe

How Public Banking Could Make Black Lives Matter | Rickey Gard Diamond, Ms. Magazine

Protesting where it hurts the super-rich | Paul Buchheit, Nation of Change

Only A Massive Economic Plan Can Save Donald Trump’s America | Carlos Roa, The National Interest

Finally: A Way Out of This Mess!! | Philip A Farruggio, Counter Currents

Economy

The Neoliberal Looting of America | Mehrsa Baradaran, The New York Times

Reports: Battered by COVID-19, States Face Cuts to Key Services | Elliott Davis, U.S. News and World Report