Stacy Mitchell is a senior researcher with the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, where she directs initiatives on community banking and independent business. She is the author of Big-Box Swindle and produces a popular monthly newsletter, The Hometown Advantage Bulletin.

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Banking For the Rest of Us

by Stacy Mitchell 04-01-2012

Banking used to be an agreement between neighbors, not a transaction between chairmen of the board. It's time for a new set of rules—banking policies for the 99 percent.