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Tell Congressional Republican Leadership: Follow Your Party Platform and Reinstate Glass-Steagall
Business  (tags: banks, regulation, petitions, Republicans )

Freya
- 132 days ago - act.credoaction.com
In a shocking move last week, Republicans added a plank to their platform calling for the reinstatement of the Glass-Steagall divide between investment and commercial banking.
Corporate Criminals Cheat Because They Don't Fear Jail Time. That Must Change. Now.
Business  (tags: Donald Blankenship, Environment, Eric Holder, financial crash, Fraud, General Motors, Labor, Loretta Lynch, Massey, Mortgage Crisis, Regulation, Toyota, Volkswagen, West Virginia, White Collar Crime )

Judy
- 432 days ago - dailykos.com
No more slaps on the wrist. No more getting off with a fine, which is typically levied against the corporation rather than the individual criminal. We need to put the fear of prison time into every suit who is even thinking about cheating.
The FCC Offers a Middle-Ground Take on Net Neutrality. And Everyone Hates It.
Business  (tags: net neutrality, FCC, hybrid approach, ISP's, broadband, regulation, Mozilla )

Judy
- 770 days ago - washingtonpost.com
While news of the hybrid strategy has already spawned a big response, the specifics of the FCC's plan are still unclear
Regulator Slow to Respond to Deadly Vehicle Defects
Business  (tags: world, usa, technology, politics, news, marketing, humans, economy, regulation, vehicles, defects, General Motors, chevrolet, safety )

Darren
- 816 days ago - nytimes.com
General Motors published an article in February on its Chevrolet website trumpeting an achievement certain to help sell a lot of cars. Its 2014 Chevys had earned more five-star overall safety ratings in a new car assessment program than had any other. . .
Tell Congress: Protect Americans, Not Big Banks
Business  (tags: banks, regulation, petitions )

Freya
- 859 days ago - signforgood.com
For half a century, the Glass-Steagall Act maintained a stable banking system and a thriving middle class in the United States. But in 1999, Congress repealed it, handing a free ticket to big banks using our money for their risky investments.
America's Form Of Capitalism Kills Free Enterprise And Democracy
Business  (tags: capitalism, free enterprise, democracy, greed, corporations, regulation )

Freya
- 910 days ago - occupy.com
Many believe that Capitalism is synonymous with free enterprise and democracy. Capitalism is neither free enterprise nor democracy. After-all, China is now a capitalist country. No one believes that China is a democratic country.
No Bank Welfare! -- TAKE ACTION!!!
Business  (tags: Bank_bailouts, Regulation, Welfare )

Carole
- 1145 days ago - nobankwelfare.com
Federal bank regulators have proposed a rule that would place strong restrictions on the eight biggest banks in the country. The new rule requires these banks to maintain a larger buffer to cover any risky bets - which ensures that they don't gamble. . .
The Armageddon Looting Machine: The Looming Mass Destruction From Derivatives
Business  (tags: 2005 bankruptcy reform act, ellen brown, public banking, regulation, shadow banking, unregulated, web of debt )

Judy
- 1177 days ago - truthdig.com
If both the conventional banking system and the shadow banking system are being maintained by government guarantees, then we the people are bearing the risk.
Whiny Billionaires in Need of Sequestration
Business  (tags: blackstone, blackstone group, government, greed, money occupy, occupy wall street, regulation, robert scheer, sequester, sequestration cuts, stephen schwartzman, wall street )

Judy
- 1376 days ago - truthdig.com
Where is the Occupy movement now that the depravity of the super rich is on full display?
Reckless Corporations Can't Be Trusted to Regulate Themselves ACTION
Business  (tags: business, corporate, consumers, money, regulation, economy, finance )

Nancy
- 1611 days ago - action.citizen.org
These are the same greed-driven interests that take advantage of weak or non-existent regulations to pollute our air and water, exploit workers, peddle toxic food and products that sicken and kill consumers, and pursue short-term profits at the expense..
Secretive Thinktanks Crushing Democracy - Millionaire$ & Corporation$ Sway Public Opinion Using Tax Breaks
Business  (tags: rightwing thinktanks, lobbying, funding, corporations, millionaires, US, UK, public opinion, influence, cry freedom, hunger, poverty, rules, regulation, public health, industrial injuries, exploitation, pollution, dustbin earth, unscrupulous banking )

LucyKalei
- 1879 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Rightwing thinktank funding by m$$naires & corp's explains why they outn° & outspend those arguing for public services & distribution of wealth. Claim to stand for freedom but they mean freedom from rules that prevent their sponsors playing by their own
Elizabeth Warren's Battle
Business  (tags: debt, consumers, finance, dishonesty, cover-up, regulation, fine print )

Norm
- 2115 days ago - thenation.com
"David beat Goliath, but make no mistake: Goliath is not down for the count. Families can and should be proud of their new watchdog, but they would be wrong if they take its future security and independence for granted," said Warren. "Many of those who ha
The Robespierre of the Hedge-Fund Revolution
Business  (tags: americans, hedge fund, banking, regulation )

Michelle
- 2291 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A hedge-fund manager's "investor letter" -- really more of a staged, theatrical tantrum -- has been getting a lot of attention lately. Daniel S. Loeb's diatribe demonstrates that banker greed is still out of control, and that it's as shortsighted and ...
SEC Porn Probe: Staffers Watched Porn As Economy Crashed
Business  (tags: Charles Grassley, Financial Crisis, Goldman Sachs, Images, Inspector General, Internet, Movies, Pornography, Recession, Regulation, Sec, Securities And Exchange Commisison, Sex, Business News )

Judy
- 2422 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Senior staffers at the Securities and Exchange Commission spent hours surfing pornographic websites on government-issued computers while they were being paid to police the financial system, an agency watchdog says.
Venezuelan Government Takes Over 4 Banks and Arrests Owner
Business  (tags: Venezuela, democracy, economy, finance, banks, corruption, crime, capitalism, revolution, socialism, nationalisation, regulation, GoodNews, goodnews, politics, government, ethics, dishonesty, cover-up, corporate, lies, business, corporation, company )

Simon
- 2568 days ago - venezuelanalysis.com
The Venezuelan govt has intervened in 4 linked banks that were not complying with administrative norms, & has also arrested their main shareholder, Ricardo Fernandez, who is known as a supporter of the govt. The intervention aims to protect bank clients.
 

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