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Wall Street Threatens Clinton Over Warren   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, elections, campaign finance, influence, Wall Street, investment in power, Hilary Clinton, vice presidential candidate, Banks, Wall Street choice, NOT Warren )

Evelyn
- 160 days ago - youtu.be
Wall Street is talking, and Hillary Clinton is listening. The big banks don't want Clinton to choose Elizabeth Warren as her VP, and they are threatening to stop funding her campaign. Cenk Uygur, host of The Young Turks, breaks it down.
Tell Democratic Leaders: Don't Help Republicans Gut Wall Street Reform
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: petitions, banks, Volcker Rule, finances, regulations )

Freya
- 168 days ago - act.credoaction.com
House Republicans recently unveiled a plan to undermine Sen. Warren's consumer protection agency, slash oversight of the biggest financial institutions, and repeal the Volcker Rule blocking banks from gambling with taxpayer-insured deposits.
Everyday Erinyes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Politics, finance, terrorism, banks, money laundering, disability, service animals, guns, climate change )

Joanne
- 247 days ago - politicsplus.org
A post on TomCat's blog. A few items this week which seem to me to call for the intervention of the Greek Furies.
Hillary, Bernie, and the Banks
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: banks, too big to fail, Dodd Frank, Bernie, Hillary, corruption, Glass-Steagall )

Nancy
- 420 days ago - nationofchange.org
Key members of Congress, especially those involved with enacting financial laws or overseeing financial regulators, have fat paychecks waiting for them on Wall Street when they retire.
Endorse Bernie's Plan to Take on Wall Street - TAKE ACTION!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Banks, Wall Street, fiancial system, petition )

Judy
- 465 days ago - go.berniesanders.com
Add your name to say you support Bernie's plan to take on Wall Street, break up the big banks, and restore sanity to our financial system.
Tell President Obama: Prosecute Wall Street Criminals
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: banks, crime, Wall Street, economic injustice, petitions )

Freya
- 577 days ago - act.democracyforamerica.com
Our government catches big banks ignoring regulations all the time. But instead of putting them on trial and throwing reckless executives in jail, the Department of Justice nearly always agrees to a "deferred prosecution agreement."
End "Too Big to Jail"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: banks, justice, ripoffs, petitions )

Freya
- 602 days ago - pac.petitions.moveon.org
If Big Banks can buy their way out of criminal prosecution, thereâEUR(TM)s little incentive for them to do whatâEUR(TM)s right. And itâEUR(TM)s a double standard that says wealthy institutions are above the law.
Help Elizabeth Warren Change Wall Street and Pass the 21st Century Glass-Steagall Act - SIGN PLEASE !
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Elizabeth Warren, Congress, Glass-Steagall Act, Wall Street Reform, banks, economy )

Angelika
- 949 days ago - action.citizen.org
We urge you to co-sponsor and work for passage of the 21st-Century Glass Steagall Act. Like its New Deal-era namesake, this bill would erect a wall between traditional banks and the risky world of investment banks and hedge funds.
New Report: Fortune 100 Companies Have Received $1.2 Trillion in Corporate Welfare Recently
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, banks, Corporate Welfare, corruption, dishonesty, Govtfearmongering, lies, media, military )

Kit
- 990 days ago - truth-out.org
Military contractors, oil companies and banks are the biggest 'welfare queens' around.
Why Let a Bank Write U.S. Financial Reform Legislation?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Campaign Finance, Financial Reform, Banks, Citibank, Congress, Financial Crisis, Foreclosure Crisis, Taxes, Politics News )

Judy
- 1265 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Particularly when that bank has a history of involvement with fraud and mismanagement.
Government Debt and Deficits Are Not the Problem. Private Debt Is.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, banks, congress, debt, dishonesty, economy, elections, ethics, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, housing, lies, media, politics, propaganda, socialsecurity, war )

Kit
- 1347 days ago - truth-out.org
The problem is that "fiscal responsibility" is economically irresponsible, as far as full employment and economic recovery are concerned, less government spending shrinks the circular flow between the private sector's producers and consumers.
ACTION: Tell Obama to End Too Big to Jail - PLEASE SIGN ( US Only)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: AG Holder, Obama, banks, Wall Street, too big to fail/ trial, justice, economy, crash )

Angelika
- 1367 days ago - signon.org
In testimony on Wed, March 6, US AG Holder said "I am concerned that the size of some of these institutions becomes so large that it does become difficult for us to prosecute them ... I think that is a function of the fact that some of these >>
SIGN THE PETITION! Tax Wall Street
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Tax Wall Street, corruption, congress, government, business, banks )

Nancy
- 1877 days ago - secure3.convio.net
The deficit issue that we face today was in large part created by the world financial crisis, a crisis caused by Wall Street speculation. Now it's time to call upon Wall Street to start paying its fair share to help us out of the hole they dug.
How Ruthless Banks Gutted the Black Middle Class and Got Away With It
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, corruption, dishonesty, economy, banks, foreclosures )

Michelle
- 2284 days ago - truth-out.org
The real estate and foreclosure crisis has stripped African-American families of more wealth than any single event in history.The American middle class has been hammered over the last several decades.
Tentative Settlement Reached in UBS Tax Evasion Case
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, Foreign countries, money, banks, tax evasion )

Lone
- 2683 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The U.S. and Swiss governments have tentatively settled a dispute in which the U.S. government was seeking information about thousands of American depositors suspected of using accounts at Switzerland's largest bank to hide money from the Internal Revenu
 

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