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Break Up The Banks Family and ANWF Supporters
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We need to put people in the seat of power over the bankers. If we don’t address the way companies are allowed to grow so big that they can take down the country, we will lose the very battle that can also deliver us to a safer, stabler economy.
While each group has a different specific piece of legislative focus, we all share a belief that Wall Street power over government policy is far too great, and that we need to assert control over the large, insolvent companies that are currently being funded by taxpayer dollars.
Sponsors and Advisors
-Mike Lux, Open Left
-Jane Hamsher, FireDogLake
-David Sirota, Syndicated Columnist, Author
-Joe Trippi, Change Congress, co-founder
-Zephyr Teachout, Visiting Assistant Professor of Duke University, Dean Campaign
-Joe Costello, Energy, Communications, and Political Economy
-William Greider, “Come Home, America”, National Correspondent, The Nation
-Yves Smith, Economist, Naked Capitalism
-ANWF is a part of Americans for Financial Reform
-The Working Group on Extreme Inequality
-United for a Fair Economy
From around the web:
Consumers Union and ANWF Letter on Regulation
Alternet spearheads an ANWF petition to be delivered to Congress
Matt Yglesias: Rallies are being planned… the moment of crisis seems like the only time when the political power of the financial sector can feasibly be overcome. If we say we’re going to deal with this later, after we’ve fixed the immediate problems, then attention is going to wander on to other things’
*Groups listed for identification purposes only