(Ed Note: I am quoted extensively in this article).
Your community's tax dollars are getting quietly pilfered by Wall Street banks, and the banks are doing an excellent job of keeping the how away from you.
Scott Baker, a senior advisor for the Public Banking Institute, said the
CAFR forms reveal far more than a city, county or state’s annual
budget, and that accessing them is key to understanding how much wealth
is inside a community along with how much is being sucked up through
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Scott Baker is a Managing Editor & The Economics Editor at Opednews, and a former blogger for Huffington Post, Daily Kos, and Global Economic Intersection.
His anthology of updated Opednews articles "America is Not Broke" was published by Tayen Lane Publishing (March, 2015) and may be found here:
Scott is a former and current President of Common Ground-NY (http://commongroundnyc.org/), a Geoist/Georgist activist group. He has written dozens of (more...)