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Lincoln Amendment

Dear Dylan Ratigan: Let's Rage Against the Machine ... but Tactically

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Let's praise the politicians when they work for us, punish them when they don't, and always keep the long view in mind.

The Time Is Now

Blanche Lincoln | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Blanche Lincoln

While we are changing the way Wall Street does business, the real story is how reform will benefit Main Street by helping families save for college, protect retirees, ensure that small businesses can get loans and most importantly create new jobs.

Lincoln Amendment or Bust

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

If the Lincoln derivatives amendment passes at least we and the economy have a fighting chance. Without it, the financial reform bill is a joke meant to placate us until the next collapse.

What's Still Worth Fighting for on Wall Street Reform?

Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Zach Carter

The most important fight from here on out is protecting the surviving elements of the derivatives bill crafted by Sen. Blanche Lincoln. Lincoln's bill would force big banks who deal derivatives to spin off those operations into separate companies.