Rohan Grey is a third-year J.S.D. Candidate at Cornell Law School, and the founder and president of the Modern Money Network (MMN), a global non-profit organization that promotes public understanding of economics and finance. He is also the research director of the Digital Fiat Currency Institute, a network manager of the FreedomBox Foundation, a research fellow of the Global Institute for Sustainable Prosperity, and a member of the Association for the Promotion of Political Economy and Law (APPEAL).
Banking is social infrastructure, and is intimately dependent upon public support and regulation. To that extent, public banking is not ‘extreme’ or an ‘aberration’. To the contrary, it restores banking to its proper role as a tool of public development.