Post Tagged with: "Glass-Steagall"

Delegate Sam Rasoul in 2014 (youtube)

Virginia Delegate Highlights the Issue of Poverty

Nov. 14, 2018—Delegate Sam Rasoul, who represents the 11th District in the Virginia House of Delegates, penned an oped in the Roanoke Times Nov. 11, in which he sought to direct attention to one of the fundamental economic crises facing the state, and implicitly the nation. Under the title “The […]

by November 14, 2018 News Shorts
Fed Chairman Jerome Powell at his swearing-in (federalreserve.gov)

Will the Fed Deregulate Us Into a New Major Crisis?

October 30, 2018—Tomorrow, according to an Oct. 29 report in the American Banker, the Federal Reserve Board of Governors is expected to take up the matter of implementing S. 2155, the major banking deregulation bill that was passed in the spring of this year. “Specifically, the Fed will unveil details […]

by October 30, 2018 News
Italian Minister Paolo Savona

FDR Tradition Alive and Well–in Italy!

Oct. 18, 2018—To the chagrin of the international financial institutions, the FDR tradition is showing itself to be alive and well in Italy. Most upsetting to the powers-that-be has been the Italian government’s determination to break the EU’s budget austerity rules, in the interest of fulfilling some of its promises […]

by October 18, 2018 News Shorts
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
The Five Experts

Economic Experts: Put Wall Street Back in Its Box

By Nancy Spannaus Sept. 27, 2018—A blockbuster forum at the National Press Club last night brought together five economic experts to discuss the 2008 financial crash and what can be done to prevent a new one. Addressing the audience of approximately 100 people were: 1) Nomi Prins, former Wall Street […]

by September 27, 2018 News
A DuPont worker, tasked with developing a new biodegradable plastic.

Industry Week Is on the Right Track

Sept. 21, 2018—An article in the monthly magazine Industry Week came across my desk this morning, and it was a pleasure to read.  Under the title “How Financialization Is Starving Manufacturing,” author Michael Collins reviews the work of Rana Faroohar, who, in her book Makers and Takers, systematically laid out […]

by September 21, 2018 News Shorts
The PenFed Credit Union was established in 1935.

Credit Union Association Calls for a Modern Glass-Steagall

Sept. 8, 2018—The National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions (NAFCU) makes a strong case for reinstating the Glass-Steagall Act, as a means of protecting their institutions and the U.S. economy in a policy paper released earlier this week. “Modernizing Financial Services: The Glass-Steagall Act Revisited” reviews the way in which […]

by September 8, 2018 News Shorts
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
Glass-Steagall Bill Introduced in Australian Parliament

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
FDR Signs Glass-Steagall on June 16, 1933

Glass-Steagall Remembered on the 85th Anniversary

  June 16, 2018- The London Guardian and Liam Halligan both published pieces related to Glass-Steagall and the current economic crisis on or about the date that Franklin Roosevelt signed the Act, 85 years ago today.     The original bill was signed at the end of FDR’s first one […]

by June 16, 2018 News Shorts