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Raúl Carrillo

Raúl Carrillo wrote this article for YES! Magazine, a national, nonprofit media organization that fuses powerful ideas and practical actions. Raúl is a student at Columbia Law and a graduate of Harvard College. He is a co-organizer for The Modern Money Network (MMN), an interdisciplinary educational initiative for understanding money, finance, law, and the economy. Follow him at @ramencents.

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We Need a Public Option for Banking

As families struggle to get stimulus checks, it's time to fix the rusty pipes of our inequitable financial system.

Raúl Carrillo ·


The Pandemic Has Shown That We Need a Public Option for Banking Services

A public option for basic banking services, and an improved, publicly accountable payments system, are necessary parts of a recovery infrastructure that works for everyone.

Raúl Carrillo ·


How the US Government Could End the Student Debt Crisis Today

Instead of loaning students money, the federal government could just pay for their tuition, without causing any significant economic problems.

Raúl Carrillo ·


Why Banking at the Post Office Could Be a Better Option Than Payday Loans—and Wall Street

USPS used to offer financial services. Proponents say that bringing them back could buffer us from financial meltdowns and alleviate poverty. Here's why it just might work.

Raúl Carrillo ·

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