We are no longer accepting requests for public meetings unless it is an extra-ordinary circumstance. We are offering "Broke" Book Meeting-In-A-Box! Click here to get the details and organize a house party around the book with the answers.
Read this article - "They would not divulge the source of the borrowing, sure to resemble a payday loan, its exact amount or the interest rate expected to be paid by a district in which its credit card was believed to have been maxed out."
We had a great time with the good folks of the 35th Ward on March 25. Read their write up here.
Check out the article "Taking Socialism to the Bank" from the May 2017 issue of In These Times. We've got public banking covered in the book!
It was SRO at 1871 when New Leaders Chicago presented a "Broke" book forum. Authors Hilary Denk, Amara Enyia, Jonathan Peck, Dick Simpson and Tom Tresser brought the civic knowledge and passion. CivicLab and NLC Chicago will be cooking up more civic events in the near future!
News stories related to the topics we cover in the book.