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Entries by Zach Carter from 06/2010

Come Shape the Next Phase of the Progressive Movement at America's Future Now

| Posted 06.03.2010 | Business

America's Future Now will provide opportunities for progressives to plan the next steps for our economy. What further reforms must Congress address next year? How can we press Congress to stand up for its non-corporate constituents?

Real Reform Gains Traction: Lincoln Stands Firm on Derivatives Overhaul

| Posted 06.17.2010 | Business

Almost nobody in Washington wants to be caught committing an epic sell-out to Wall Street during the final stages of the reform process, when the public is watching every move. The political momentum is with Lincoln.

The Bank Lobby Gets Desperate on Derivatives

| Posted 06.23.2010 | Business

As bankers fight to defeat tough new rules on derivatives, all their sloganeers can come up with is that serious rules will send this business overseas. It'd be funny if Congress weren't taking it seriously.

Wall Street Reform: A Good First Step

| Posted 06.25.2010 | Business

This bill is unquestionably deserving of support. It will make the global economy a fairer marketplace. But it will not end the too-big-to-fail incentives that encourage Wall Street to take wild risks.