Wowsa Seattle! #DivestTheGlobe

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In February, the Seattle City Council voted to end its relationship with Wells Fargo over the company’s financing of the Dakota Access Pipeline, private prison companies, and the bank’s recent regulatory scandal involving two million unauthorized accounts. As a next step, Mazaska Talks is urging the city to consider a municipal bank, an idea echoed by Seattle City Council Member Kshama Sawant. Last week, Sawant proposed allocating $200,000 to a feasibility study on whether a municipal bank in Seattle could work.

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