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Wall Street Deregulation

Jason Linkins

So That Happened: Rand Paul School Of Journalism Open For Business | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.11.2015 | Politics

This week, we discuss the fallout from the Columbia Journalism Review report on Rolling Stone's discredited campus rape story, Sen. Rand Paul’s camp...

Jennifer Bendery

Nancy Pelosi Claims Mantle Of Minority 'Weaver' In New Congress | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans may control Congress for the next two years, but House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is already showing the GOP --...

Zach Carter

Second Verse, Same As The First: Republicans Prepare Another Dodd-Frank Attack | Zach Carter | Posted 01.13.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's official: House Republicans will again try to hamstring the Volcker Rule, after Democrats knocked down a previous effort last week....

Zach Carter

Democrats Knock Down GOP Bill To Delay Wall Street Reform | Zach Carter | Posted 01.07.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Democrats on Wednesday knocked down a GOP bill that would have delayed a key Wall Street reform known as the Volcker Rule, stunnin...

Zach Carter

House Votes To Audit The Fed... And Deregulate Wall Street | Zach Carter | Posted 09.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to audit the Federal Reserve on Wednesday, a broadly bipartisan call for financial ref...

General Motors, Corporate Morality, and the Call for Less Regulation

Matthew Chapman | Posted 05.26.2014 | Politics
Matthew Chapman

The mistake we make is to say "GM knew people were getting killed," when of course this is absolutely inaccurate. GM is a brand, a hood ornament, an institution. No, a group of human beings were responsible for this.

Ryan Grim

House Democrats Twist History To Push Rollback Of Wall Street Reform | Ryan Grim | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Lobbyists and House Democrats working to roll back a key provision of Wall Street reform are taking liberties with the truth as they mak...

Zach Carter

Wall Street Deregulation Likely To Attract Bipartisan Support | Zach Carter | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When the drama surrounding a government shutdown abates, the House of Representatives expects to take up legislation to expand taxpayer ...

Zach Carter

'It's Christmas in July for Wall Street' | Zach Carter | Posted 07.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House Appropriations Committee approved an agriculture budgeting bill last month that would significantly restructure the U.S. bank ...

Zach Carter

Democrats Join GOP To Deregulate Wall Street | Zach Carter | Posted 06.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House of Representatives passed a slate of bills Wednesday intended to roll back recent financial reforms and deregulate deriva...

Zach Carter

House Dems Embrace Wall Street Deregulation | Zach Carter | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Just one day after Treasury Secretary Jack Lew wrote a letter urging lawmakers to reject a slate of Wall Street deregulation measures, n...

Zach Carter

Wall Street's Political Payouts Higher For Those Voting To Deregulate | Zach Carter | Posted 04.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The recent Wall Street deregulation push in Congress has been fueled by a significant disparity in campaign donations from big banks: Me...

Zach Carter

Dem On New Derivative Rules: 'This Could Come Back And Haunt You' | Zach Carter | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A House Committee approved six new bills to deregulate Wall Street derivatives on Wednesday, advancing legislation that would expand tax...

Zach Carter

Wall Street Deregulation Roars Back On Capitol Hill | Zach Carter | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan cadre of House lawmakers will move on legislation to deregulate Wall Street derivatives Wednesday, less than a week after S...

It's Labor vs. Capital, Stupid

David Morris | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics
David Morris

We're mad at the devastation wrought in the last four years by the toxic combination of unrestrained greed and concentrated wealth. I propose five new rules that will restore democracy to the nation.

Deregulate? So Easy to Forget

Rick Horowitz | Posted 08.14.2011 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

I can nearly remember a time when there was growth, when there were jobs. But for the life of me -- it's the amnesia sticks, still working their magic -- I can't remember how many rules and regulations there were back then.

Obama: Beyond Savior or Trickster

Norman Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norman Solomon

When Obama takes a progressive step, it has been made possible by progressive activism. When Obama takes an anti-progressive step, it has been facilitated by progressives muting their criticism.