06/23/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

6 Things Worth Fighting For In The Senate Financial Reform Bill: The Roosevelt Institute (PHOTOS)

As the Senate heads into tough negotiations over a historic set of financial reforms, the Roosevelt Institute has put together a crucial set of guidelines to the evolving debate.

Mike Konczal, whose blog is a must-read for anyone looking to get a handle on the arcana of financial reform, provided this list of six key causes still worth fighting for in the bill. (Check out his full report at the Roosevelt Institute's New Deal 2.0 blog here.)

While it's certainly wishful thinking that all of the forward-thinking amendments Konczal points out will be passed, keep in mind the negotiations are still ongoing. Check out the six key factors to financial reform below:

(For more of the latest analysis on financial reform, visit the Roosevelt Institute's blog New Deal 2.0.)

(Nathaniel Cahners Hindman contributed to this report.)

6 Things Worth Fighting For In Financial Reform Bills