Feedback/Notes

 

Latest Activity

Loren Miller commented on Loren Miller's group Quote Of The Day
"Atheism is not a philosophy; it is not even a view of the world; it is simply an admission of the…"
5 minutes ago
Stephen Brodie commented on Adriana's group Freethought and Funny Bones
"Government guidelines say facemasks' should be worn over both mouth and carrotSnowman built by…"
27 minutes ago
Stephen Brodie commented on Adriana's group Freethought and Funny Bones
"Good one Mrs B"
1 hour ago
Joan Denoo commented on Loren Miller's group Quote Of The Day
"Chris B, thanks for the Martin Luther King, Jr. quote!"
1 hour ago
Chris B commented on Loren Miller's group Quote Of The Day
2 hours ago
Mrs.B commented on Adriana's group Freethought and Funny Bones
13 hours ago
Mrs.B commented on Doone's group Humans of Earth News
"I'm sure those two were cut from the same cloth."
16 hours ago
Mrs.B commented on Adriana's group Freethought and Funny Bones
"Hahahaha....we even have Kick Ass & Smart Ass coffees..."
16 hours ago
Mrs.B commented on Loren Miller's group Quote Of The Day
"We got store-bought bread cubes, & a tiny cup of water for the sacrament, so I didn't miss…"
17 hours ago
Stephen Brodie commented on Doone's group Humans of Earth News
"Doone. As a person who voted to remain in the EU, I'm not at all surprised that it's…"
21 hours ago
Stephen Brodie commented on Doone's group Humans of Earth News
"That's very sad I enjoyed watching Mira Furlan in Babylon 5. A very underestimated TV…"
22 hours ago
Loren Miller commented on Doone's group Humans of Earth News
"To the list of those recently departed, I should like to add the name of Mira Furlan.  Those…"
23 hours ago
Doone commented on Doone's group Humans of Earth News
"Which is the dumbest country in the World…"
23 hours ago
Loren Miller commented on Loren Miller's group Quote Of The Day
"When Galileo rejected the Vatican’s astronomical dogma, he wasn’t rejecting only their…"
23 hours ago
Stephen Brodie commented on Adriana's group Freethought and Funny Bones
"When we in the UK say that man deserves a kick up the arse it just wouldn't sound right any…"
yesterday
Onyango Makagutu commented on Adriana's group Freethought and Funny Bones
"Funny ass man"
yesterday
Onyango Makagutu replied to Ruth Anthony-Gardner's discussion Religious Justification to Overthrow Democracy in the group Right Wing Whackos
"Hahahaha. So Biden is Trump's double?"
yesterday
Onyango Makagutu commented on Loren Miller's group Quote Of The Day
"Mrs.B, you left too soon hahaha before they started offering lunch and all."
yesterday
Joan Denoo commented on Doone's group Humans of Earth News
"@Grinning Cat, truer words were never spoken!"
yesterday
Joan Denoo commented on Adriana's group Freethought and Funny Bones
"My former husband, a career military man, claimed that when an officer reached a certain level,…"
yesterday

We are a worldwide social network of freethinkers, atheists, agnostics and secular humanists.

May be of interest to some.

Public Banking instute.

Banking in the Public Trust.

Bank of North Dakota's 100-year anniversary celebration a big success

The Bismarck Tribune reports that the Bank of North Dakota’s 100-Year Anniversary celebration on Monday was a grand success. The Tribunequoted Gov. Doug Burgum, who noted the curiosity and a “tinge of jealousy” from other states: 

“They see the agility we have and the ability that we have to do many things in North Dakota that they can’t.”

Watch the livestream videos (Facebook link) to learn all about the Nonpartisan League’s remarkable success in 1919 — including the vital importance of the League’s women’s clubs — as well as BND’s role in the community today. Speakers include Gov. Doug Burgum and other elected officials, as well as guest speakers who bring to life the BND’s rich history with vivid tales heard from their families. One was told by former Agricultural Commissioner Sarah Vogel: 

“In Minnesota they tarred and feathered North Dakota organizers to drive them out of town. A.C. Townley was jailed for 6 months on the accusation of sedition. … Federal Judge Amadon said, ‘The day in the United States when people who try to change the system can be arrested and jailed for trying to improve it, it’s just not American.’ … It was a major miracle that they took control.

Latest podcast: How to make a democratic economy

In the latest It’s Our Money podcast, PBI Chair Ellen Brown and Walt McRee talk with The Democracy Collaborative’s Ted Howard and Bank of North Dakota historian Mike Jacobs. Walt introduces the episode:

Making a Democratic Economy

The remarkable financial successes of the American economy have been bestowed mostly on a small percentage of our populace while a growing proportion of citizens faces increasing financial hardships. That’s because our economy is controlled by powerful special interests. After 40 years of this trend, it’s clear we need to democratize the power that shapes our economy. Illustrating that case, The Democracy Collaborative’s Ted Howard discusses their new book The Making of a Democratic Economy, while guest commentator Mike Jacobs, historian for the Bank of North Dakota’s centennial celebration, provides a look back at how the citizens of North Dakota, faced with similar conditions, succeeded in turning their economy around 100 years ago in a deeply conservative state.

[listen to the podcast]

There is of course more.

Views: 28

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

Sorry for the sticky keyboard.  regarting the title

"Public bankinng"

If someone chooses to pick on me for that then they (he, or she)  don't know how language works.

Public Banking should have been the obvious titile. 

Don't get that visit a prison in Frencnh Guiana, or Jonestown and grammar nazis.

My hearing is terrible which translats to speach and writing therfore some sounds are difficult for me to hear such as "T"  "D"  "P" and others, unfortunately that also translates to the keyboard.

I know many people have difficulties. 

Please be kind to yourself and others.

? Are people who were raised in a strict religious community culture, or family able to get over the hurdle?

If so I don't see it. The baggage is always dragged along.

RSS

© 2021   Created by Atheist Universe.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms of Service