Glass-Steagall

Video Available: Economic Experts Discuss Putting Wall Street Back in Its Box

Video Available: Economic Experts Discuss Putting Wall Street Back in Its Box

  Click here to watch video of the event held Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at the National Press Club,  in Washington, DC.

by September 30, 2018 Glass-Steagall, News
FDR signing Glass-Steagall in June 1933.

Reinstating Glass-Steagall: A National Imperative

Sept. 28, 2018–The following memorandum, currently being used in Northern Virginia for mobilization in Congress, provides an updated summary of the necessity for the reinstatement. The legislation currently before the Congress has 8 sponsors in the Senate (down due to the death of Sen. John McCain), and 57 in the […]

by September 28, 2018 Features, Glass-Steagall
News Outlets Flip Over Anti-Wall Street Election Results

News Outlets Flip Over Anti-Wall Street Election Results

  June 29, 2018—“Conservative” financial press and media reacted strongly to certain Democratic victories in the Tuesday primaries, citing candidates’ support for the reinstatement of Glass-Steagall. Most notable was the upset of 11-term Congressman Joe Crowley, by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, in New York’s 14th CD. Crowley had been long considered the […]

by June 30, 2018 Glass-Steagall, News Shorts
Australian MP Bob Katter

Glass-Steagall Bill Introduced in Australian Parliament

June 26, 2018–The federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter on June 25 introduced a private member’s bill into the Australian Parliament to protect the economy and bank customers from dangerous financial speculation and predatory banking. The Banking System Reform (Separation of Banks) Bill 2018 is based on the USA’s successful Glass-Steagall Act. It […]

by June 26, 2018 Glass-Steagall, News
Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur Releases Petition to Reign in Wall Street Banks

Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur Releases Petition to Reign in Wall Street Banks

May 29, 2018- Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur just released a petition on her campaign website, calling on voters to tell President Trump to live up to his campaign promise, and reinstate Glass-Steagall.   Kaptur is the originator and lead sponsor of HR 790, the Return to Prudent Banking Act, which was […]

by June 3, 2018 Glass-Steagall, News Shorts
Message to Democratic Candidates: “Anti-Wall Street” Has Strong Bi-Partisan Support

Message to Democratic Candidates: “Anti-Wall Street” Has Strong Bi-Partisan Support

  June 2, 2018- A newly-released nationwide survey by Lake Research Partners and Chesapeake Beach Consulting, publicized by Americans for Financial Reform, revealed overwhelming bi-partisan support for curbing the influence of Wall Street and the big banks over the US government.   The survey focused on likely voters in midterm […]

by June 3, 2018 Glass-Steagall, News Shorts
Franklin Roosevelt Addresses the Nation on Banking Crisis in March, 1933

FDR’s Hundred Days, 85th Anniversary: Profound Crises Require Real Leadership

Book Review by John Ascher   Nothing to Fear: FDR’s Inner Circle and the Hundred Days that Created Modern America, Adam Cohen Penguin Press, 2009, 372 pp.   April 21, 2018–Outstanding amongst the more recent portrayals of President Franklin Roosevelt’s “100 Days” is the account in Nothing to Fear, the […]

by April 21, 2018 Commentary, Glass-Steagall, History
Trump OCC Official Campaigns Against Glass-Steagall: Community Bankers Protest

Trump OCC Official Campaigns Against Glass-Steagall: Community Bankers Protest

Nov. 13—While top Trump Administration officials such as National Economic Adviser Gary Cohn and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin have already made it clear that they oppose reintroduction of Glass-Steagall, last week an Administration spokesman went further. Acting Comptroller of the Currency Keith Noreika took to the hustings to actively campaign […]

by November 13, 2017 Glass-Steagall, News
Screen shot from video of September 26, 2017 webinar on Glass-Steagall

Video of Glass-Steagall Webinar Now Available

Nov. 1, 2017—All those interested in re-instating the American System of economics, which today requires the immediate reinstatement of Glass-Steagall banking separation, will want to view the just-released video of the highly informative webinar held on Glass-Steagall on September 26. The nearly hour-long event can be viewed here. The webinar […]

by November 1, 2017 Glass-Steagall, News
Webinar Launches Renewed Mobilization for Glass-Steagall

Webinar Launches Renewed Mobilization for Glass-Steagall

  by Nancy Spannaus Sept. 27, 2017—In an approximately 50 minute webinar, held at AFL-CIO headquarters in Washington, D.C. Sept. 26, representatives of several citizen and labor groups launched a renewed mobilization for reinstituting Glass-Steagall banking separation. The webinar was jointly sponsored by Public Citizen, Americans for Financial Reform, and […]

by September 27, 2017 Glass-Steagall, News