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US Politics & Gov't

TAKE ACTION: Tell the Securities and Exchange Commission: DonâEUR(TM)t Help Wall Street Hide the Truth From Investors
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Securities and Exchange Commission, Wall Street )

- 21 days ago -
"Overrule the new materiality standards proposed by the Financial Accounting Standards Board, which would help Wall Street companies hide their spending from investors and increase the risk of an economic collapse."
Endorse Bernie's Plan to Take on Wall Street - TAKE ACTION!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Banks, Wall Street, fiancial system, petition )

- 88 days ago -
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.
Private Prison Lobbyists Fundraising For Clinton
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Hillary Clinton, lobbyists, Wall Street, Corrections Corporation of America, GEO Group, Presidential Candidacy )

- 110 days ago -
In addition to Wall Street and the fossil fuel industry Hillary Clinton is turning to lobbyists for the two biggest private prison companies in the country. Correction Corporation of America and the GEO Group to raise money for her presidential candidacy
Nominate SEC Commissioners Who Will Fight for Main Street, Not Pander to Wall Street - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SEC, revolving door, Wall Street, President Obama, petition, nominations )

- 160 days ago -
Too many nominees have been revolving door insiders who proved to be overly protective of the short term interests of financial industry. Needed SEC commissioners with track record of opposition to Wall St excess and support 4 tough rules and enforcement
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell President Obama: Time for Mary Jo White to Go
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, politics, ethics, WALL STREET )

- 163 days ago -
The Securities Exchange Commission (SEC), the federal agency responsible for enforcing securities laws and regulating Wall Street, is broken. President ObamaâEUR(TM)s chair, Mary Jo White, is a big part of the problem. ItâEUR(TM)s long past time for her to go
Fight Wall Streets Attacks On Dodd Frank - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Dodd-Frank, Wall Street, Petition, Sherrod Brown, Congress, Senator Richard Shelby, dismantle protections )

- 192 days ago -
They are hoping you have forgotten how they crashed the global economy in 2009, and are setting the cronies they fund in Congress to dismantle the protections in the Dodd-Frank financial reform bill.
Tell President Obama: Prosecute Wall Street Criminals
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: banks, crime, Wall Street, economic injustice, petitions )

- 200 days ago -
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."

US Politics & Gov't  (tags: criminal charges, Wall Street, Big Banks dishonesty, bad buisiness, Business ethics, prosecution, politics, americans )

- 212 days ago -
Years after massive fraud by Wall Street nearly brought down our economy, not a single banker has landed in jail. Instead of pursuing criminal charges, the Department of Justice (DOJ) under Eric Holder routinely brought civil cases and settled out of...
The GOP's First Priority for 2015: Paying Off Wall Street
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, Wall Street, unholy alliance, corruption, dishonesty, congress, constitution, americans, usa, politics )

- 315 days ago -
First up was a new rule that would speed the bankruptcy of the Social Security disability fund. It passed. Next they tried to sneak through a massive omnibus bill full of goodies for Wall Street
Robert Reich: Why We Can't Get the Government We Want and Deserve
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Wall Street, politicians, legislation, McCutcheon, Citizens United )

- 334 days ago -
Some believe the central political issue of our era is the size of the government. They're wrong. The central issue is who the government works for.
All About That Wall Street Giveaway That Elizabeth Warren Hates
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: consumers, dishonesty, ethics, politics, Wall Street, society, ELIZABETH WARREN, politics, government, dishonesty, congress )

- 344 days ago -
Congress has approved a bank-friendly measure written by Citigroup. Here's what it means for you.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: petitions, reform, Wall Street, U.S. budget )

- 348 days ago -
Republicans are trying to sneak provisions for Wall Street special interests into the budget deal. Don't let them!
Stand With Elizabeth Warren: No Wall Street Bankers Running Treasury - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Elizabeth Warren, Treasury, Senate, Petition, Antonio Weiss, Wall Street, Bankers )

- 355 days ago -
Elizabeth Warren has only been part of the Senate Democratic leadership for a few days, and she's already showing that she will stand up for Main Street over Wall Street in her new role. Now it's up to us to have her back please sign petition.
Protect Social Security ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: social security, usa, privatzation, wall street, seniors, government )

- 468 days ago -
Special interest politicians in Washington have repeatedly tried to end the guaranteed benefits of Social Security and tie them to the wild swings of the stock market on Wall Street.
"Bloodiest Thing the World Has Seen": David Cay Johnston on Inequality's Looming Disaster
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: revolution, economy, ethics, constitution, congress, politics, inequality, unions, gerrymandering, voting, law enforcement, Wall Street, Geitner, Obama )

- 544 days ago -
..."Divided" reminds us how inequality is one of those rare problems that truly matters to all of us...whether American democracy can survive such great economic disparities, and how returning to a more equal society is literally a matter of life and death.

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