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Using Existing Government Funding To Create a Public Bank in Philadelphia

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Published on Jan 18, 2014

Scott Baker makes an excellent presentation on how to use existing government funding to create a public bank in Philadelphia. This event, sponsored by The Pennsylvania Project, was held on Saturday, October 12 at The Arch Street United Methodist Church and was one of many events designed to build broad support for public banking. While the information here is specific to Philadelphia, the concept of analyzing a Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for potential funds could be useful to others working towards starting a bank in their community.

This video was filmed by Rudy and Kathy Avizius, End The Illusion Films.

The Powerpoint slideshow is available here:

Philadelphia cafr presentation from Scott Baker: Common Ground-NYC | Public Banking Institute

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and with comments, here:

Philadelphia cafr presentation with comments from Scott Baker: Common Ground-NYC | Public Banking Institute

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Scott Baker is a Managing Editor & The Economics Editor at Opednews, and a blogger for Huffington Post, Daily Kos, and Global Economic Intersection.

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Scott is a former President of Common Ground-NYC (http://commongroundnyc.org/), a Geoist/Georgist activist group. He has written dozens of articles for (more...)
 

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