This past year has seen four major wins on financial reform.
And, for once, the SEC is not letting them get away with it.
Washington Has Not Defeated Wall Street. Yet.
January 23, 2014
There are at least four major issues in financial reform that still need to be addressed.
The Question at the Heart of the Democratic Schism
December 15, 2013
No one quite knows how to define "populism." Which is good news for vested interests who want to attack reform.
Bart Chilton, the colorful, mullet-sporting member of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), resigned this week, after casting a final vote to set position limits, which would regulate the number of commodity trades individual speculators c
For Fed chair, Obama could pick a woman who fought the good fight. Or he could pick an abrasive insider whose record is decidedly mixed.
A Wasted Crisis?
July 12, 2013
Beyond the immediate emergency, the financial crisis of 2008 also set up a critical test of governing capacity: could Congress and the incoming Obama administration take advantage of the crisis, defy cynical expectations, and adopt effective legislation to restore financial stability and prevent another meltdown?
Why Conservatives Want to Break Up the Banks, Too
March 16, 2013
Why conservatives want to break up the banks, too.