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Break up the big banks! Across the US, we protest the economic orthodoxy that protects profits for a few over what's good for the country. Wall St dominates our politics. Stop Too-Big-To-Fail hidden handouts and stop them from controlling the system.
  • textdog shared a video, "Infinite Debt"

    A great way to get info on history leading up to economic system, and its over0financialization. Great thoughts on the role of unions, the demise of manufacturing, the rise of services.

    http://www.democracynow.org/2009/3/24/thomas_geoghegan_on_infinite_debt_how
    July 27, 2011 3:27 PM Comments (0)

H.R.336: Interest Rate Reduction Act

A New Way Forward is in support of this bill. Here's why:

Puts a hard cap on how much interest credit companies can charge. An important step towards de-financialization of our economy.

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S.967: Regulation of Mortgage Servicing Act of 2011

A New Way Forward is in support of this bill. Here's why:

Standards for mortgage servicers would help homeowners fight unfair and illegal foreclosures.

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H.R.870: Humphrey-Hawkins 21st Century Full Employment and Training Act

A New Way Forward is in support of this bill. Here's why:

Links a financial transactions tax with direct jobs program.

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H.R.1315: Consumer Financial Protection Safety and Soundness Improvement Act of 2011

A New Way Forward is in opposition to this bill. Here's why:

Makes it easier for the Fed-led financial stability council to undermine the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. More power for banks, less for the public.

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