Opinion

A critical terrain of struggle

The AFL-CIO and its new president, Richard Trumka, are going to spend a day on Wall Street later this month, but not everyone there is planning to welcome them.

Financial reform: lesser and greater questions

The entire progressive agenda hinges in large part on breaking the stranglehold finance capital has on our democratic institutions.

What's left of financial reform?

Key senators are reported close to a deal on legislation to overhaul financial regulations.

Democratize the Federal Reserve Bank

Ben Bernanke should be replaced, and the Federal Reserve needs fixing to serve working people's needs.

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Why is confession of bank CEO being ignored?

Brian Moynihan, the new Bank of America CEO, recently gave a speech at the Eighth Annual Economic Forecast Forum in Raleigh, N.C.

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We want our money back

In a true democracy the finance industry would be the servant of the Main Street economy, not its master.

News Analysis: U.S. financial stability plan fails to thaw market

U.S. President Barack Obama's administration on Tuesday unveiled its long-expected reshaped financial rescue plan.

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