Why California Should Start Its Own Public Bank

04.26.2021 - By News Items Podcast with John Ellis

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Here are the news items:Apple is rolling out an iPhone software update with a Facebook-rebuffing privacy feature.New research shows how neurons act in complementary ways as the brain analyzes the past and present. He’s nearly 100 days into his presidency, and Joe Biden’s approval ratings are decent but lower than most of his predecessors’ at this mark.Dominic Cummings, the former top advisor to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, is preparing to make the case that Johnson is personally responsible for tens of thousands of second-wave COVID deaths.Environmental, social, and governance-oriented (ESG) funds have raked in $340 billion in the last two years – almost twice as much as other stock funds – but the Financial Times’ Robin Wigglesworth says that creates premium returns for “sinful” industries.
PLUS: John and Rebecca explain why they like a proposal to create a public bank in California. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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