Published on Thursday, April 30, 2015 by Common Dreams by Jon Queally, staff writer Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Wednesday told a packed crowd of progressive labor activists and community organizers that she agrees with their new demand of “putting families first and good jobs for all“—because while “big bank, powerful corporations, and billionaires” are “doing just fine,” it remains […]
Published on Friday, March 27, 2015 by Common Dreams by Jon Queally, staff writer What could she possibly be doing right? According to exlusive reporting by Reuters on Friday, big Wall Street banks are so upset with Elizabeth Warren’s call to “un-rig” the economy and proposals for stronger financial regulations that discussions are underway about withholding campaign contributions to […]
With progressives nationwide yearning for a bold populist movement, is there any chance their hopes will be met in the upcoming midterm elections or on the 2016 presidential battlefield?
Real story isn’t the tired antics of the “corporate centrists” but the “sustained feistiness among progressives” increasingly on display
“I am deeply concerned about the transparency record of the U.S. Trade Representative and with one ongoing trade agreement in particular — the Trans-Pacific Partnership,” she said on the Senate floor.
“If large financial institutions can break the law and accumulate millions in profit and, if they get caught, settle by paying out of those profits, they do not have much incentive to follow the law.”
in your opinion, how many billions of dollars do you have to launder for drug lords before somebody says, ‘We’re shutting you down,’?”
Harvard Law professor and chairman of the TARP oversight committee, Elizabeth Warren, talks about transparency and its importance to good governance. This is well worth watching with respect to our own local elected officials and transparency and accountability.