Ellen Brown, Gwendolyn Hallsmith
and public banking were featured in her series of articles, "An Economy of Our Own," which won a National Newspaper Association
award for "Best Investigative In-Depth Story Series" in 2012, citing her "atypical sources.
Gwendolyn Hallsmith, Executive Director
most recently made national headlines with her
work in Vermont to ask Town Meetings to consider public banking.
On March 4th, 18 cities and towns in Vermont voted to endorse a resolution directing the state legislators to create a State Bank for Vermont
Thanks to the media expertise of William Boardman and Matt Stannard, the national media has picked up on the story, and there have been now over 20 radio interviews, print stories, and starting this week we'll be on syndicated television with the story as well… Gwen
has an interview with GritTV on Tuesday, and we understand that even bigger shows are working on the story - stay tuned.
is the author of several books on sustainable communities and economic reform, including her most recent book with Bernard Lietaer called Creating Wealth: Growing Local Communities with Local Currencies.