Money in the United States

Friday, 3 January 2014 | A Public Affair

Money plays a huge role in our society, but how does money function in the United States’ economy? What can we do to improve the way money functions in our economy? Find out on this edition of A Public Affair!

On Friday January 3rd, our host Esty Dinur discussed several of these questions with Public Banking Institute’s Executive Director Mark Armstrong.

Armstrong explained what public banking is as well as what it’s not. In addition, Armstrong and Dinur discussed why public banking is beneficial for job creation, keeping money local and lowering debt for local governments.

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