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Rich Whitney mentioned in Nation article on state banks

John Nichols of The Nation mentions Rich Whitney, Illinois Green Party candidate for governor, in a recent article entitled “Banking for the People”:

In Illinois, Green Party gubernatorial nominee Rich Whitney, who won 10 percent of the statewide vote in 2006, proposes depositing all state tax revenues and pension contributions in a state bank. “Instead of using state funds as a means to further enrich private banks, a state-owned bank could earn additional revenue for the state while at the same time help spur economic development in Illinois,” he argues.

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Pinko Magazine

Van Jones
Van Jones
Getting started at about the same time we did here at GPW, Pinko Magazine has an interesting article about a program at Radio Nation with Laura Flanders. The program includes Van Jones of Green for All, and our own Rosa Clemente. You can listen to the program here