Episode 30: Mehrsa Baradaran on Banking for Lower Income Americans

How does the fact that banks do not have to make their services accessible for all of us impact ordinary people? Why should we see banks as institutions that must be accountable to the public, and what would change in American life if we did? Mehrsa Baradaran explains how the other half banks.

Check out the episode here!

Mehrsa Baradaran is the J. Alton Hosch Associate Professor of Law at the University of Georgia. She is the author of How the Other Half Banks: Exclusion, Exploitation, and the Threat to Democracy. Read more about her work here.

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