A rising star in the public banking movement in the U.S. is Banking on New Mexico.  Residents and political leaders have made important strides in exploring a public bank around Santa Fe (and beyond), including co-hosting a symposium in September 2014 with the Public Banking Institute.  A series of high quality sessions from the symposium are available on video, including:

  • Digging Deeper into Public Banking
  • Worker-Owned Businesses: Democracy at Work
  • Welcome (by Santa Fe mayor and other speakers)
  • The Challenge: The Need for Local Funding
  • The Response: Public Banking
  • Public Banking: The Lifeline for Local Businesses
  • Welcome and Musical Satire
  • Keynote Address (Curing Capitalism, Richard Wolff)
  • Call to Action Keynote Address (Ellen Brown)
  • Call to Action (Craig Barnes)