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Podcast    H2'ed 7/25/13

Update on Public Banking in Pennsylvania and Philadelphia

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Public Banking things are happening in Pennsylvania, the home of Public banking during revolutionary times. 
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The REAL Reason for the Revolutionary War-- Bringing It Back Now
The real reason for the revolutionary war was the British, when Ben Franklin told them how well the colonies were thriving because they were issuing their own currency, shut down the public banks. The King ordered the colonists to only use British currency. 
This podcast is an in depth discussion on the history of public banking and an exciting up-date on efforts to bring public banking to two Pennsylvania cities- Reading and Philadelphia.  The details, the experience, the strategy and planning-- they're exciting and valuable. 
My Guests:

Mike Krauss, founding director of the Public Banking institute and founder and chair of the Pennsylvania Project inc. before that had a career in county and state government and international commerce

Walt McRee senior advisor to the public banking institute, and one of the directors of the PA project.  background as media executive, work primarily in moving policy issues into the media conversation.  

http://www.papublicbankproject.org

http://www.publicbankinginstitute.org

Interview notes-- mostly my questions. 

Tell me a story. 

Tell me a about the revolutionary war-- how it was not a tax on tea that led to the war, and about the tie between public banking and the revolutionary war, Ben Franklin and the times. 

You've said that the new public bank idea is a second revolution. What do you mean by that?

Where did the Rothschilds fit into the Revolutionary war. 

Can you talk about Philadelphia's own public bank. Can you talk about that?

How do Republicans feel about Public Banking?

Doesn't the government own the bank?

You're differentiating schools and roads and police from government?

Let's start with Detroit and why that applies to Reading and Philadelphia. 

Why is it too late for Detroit and Harrisburg-- in terms of public banking?

Tell me about what's happening in Reading and Philadelphia?

You're talking about a lot of money invested by the city of Phila.

What's exciting to me is that you don't need congress to make this happen. You don't need to get a state legislature to approve this. In many cases a handful of people can make this happen. 

Why are you doing this Mike?

      "I'm a believing Christian."

Have you spoken to people of faith about public banking?

How would you frame public banking and its connection to the Christian faith?

What's the status of public banking efforts outside of Pennsylvania?

How will public banking help progressives who are fighting corporatism and the corporate state?

What have your learned to increase the likelihood of your success at making public banking happen?

Public banking roadmap;My  publicbanking.org site. 

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Rob Kall is an award winning journalist, inventor, software architect, connector and visionary. His work and his writing have been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, CNN, ABC, the HuffingtonPost, Success, Discover and other media. 

Check out his platform at RobKall.com

He is the author of The Bottom-up Revolution; Mastering the Emerging World of Connectivity  

He's given talks and workshops to Fortune 500 execs and national medical and psychological organizations, and pioneered first-of-their-kind conferences in Positive Psychology, Brain Science and Story. He hosts some of the world's smartest, most interesting and powerful people on his Bottom Up Radio Show, and founded and publishes one of the top Google- ranked progressive news and opinion sites, OpEdNews.com

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Rob Kall has spent his adult life as an awakener and empowerer-- first in the field of biofeedback, inventing products, developing software and a music recording label, MuPsych, within the company he founded in 1978-- Futurehealth, and founding, organizing and running 3 conferences: Winter Brain, on Neurofeedback and consciousness, Optimal Functioning and Positive Psychology (a pioneer in the field of Positive Psychology, first presenting workshops on it in 1985) and Storycon Summit Meeting on the Art Science and Application of Story-- each the first of their kind.  Then, when he found the process of raising people's consciousness and empowering them to take more control of their lives  one person at a time was too slow, he founded Opednews.com-- which has been the top search result on Google for the terms liberal news and progressive opinion for several years. Rob began his Bottom-up Radio show, broadcast on WNJC 1360 AM to Metro Philly, also available on iTunes, covering the transition of our culture, business and world from predominantly Top-down (hierarchical, centralized, authoritarian, patriarchal, big)  to bottom-up (egalitarian, local, interdependent, grassroots, archetypal feminine and small.) Recent long-term projects include a book, Bottom-up-- The Connection Revolution, debillionairizing the planet and the Psychopathy Defense and Optimization (more...)
 

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