Help Elizabeth Warren Change Wall Street and Pass the 21st Century Glass-Steagall Act

Senator Elizabeth Warren has introduced a bill that would make the biggest banks simpler and smaller and once again end the public subsidy to Wall Street speculation.

By requiring banks to focus on lending to the real economy, the 21st Century Glass-Steagall Act would point the way toward a financial system that better serves consumers, small businesses and the nation as a whole.

Petition to Congress

 

We urge you to co-sponsor and work for passage of the 21st-Century Glass Steagall Act. Like its New Deal-era namesake, this bill would erect a wall between traditional banks and the risky world of investment banks and hedge funds.

More than five years after the financial crisis, the biggest banks are bigger than ever, and still engaged in large-scale financial speculation. Not enough has been done to end their "Heads I win, tails the public loses" practices. This legislation would make banks less massive and complex, and curtail their ability to use government guarantees to fuel Wall Street speculation. It would be a big step toward ending the era of banks that are Too Big to Fail – and jail, manage, or regulate.

We ask you to do all you can to get this crucial legislation enacted.



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35501 3 hours ago Loan Tran
35500 5 hours ago Tom Caulfield
35499 7 hours ago Julie Heinrich
35498 1 day ago Linda Carroll
35497 1 day ago David McVean
35496 1 day ago Richard Terry
35495 2 days ago Anonymous People should have the option of putting their savings in a bank that that serves their community and does not participate in the risky investments pursued by commercial banks.
35494 4 days ago Anonymous
35493 4 days ago William Northup
35492 5 days ago Kristin Erman
35491 5 days ago Emily Martin
35490 5 days ago Zack Brown
35489 5 days ago Rose Anderson This Act is an essential part of a host of social and economic reforms that must be made today so that my generation and generations thereafter do not continue to face a harder standard of living th...
35488 6 days ago Cheryl Croci
35487 6 days ago Anonymous
35486 6 days ago Marvin Graber
35485 6 days ago Janet Birch
35484 7 days ago Joanne Tollison
35483 7 days ago Thomas V. Connor
35482 1 week ago Shiu Hung
35481 1 week ago K. Arnone
35480 1 week ago sarah heyman The Glass-Steagall worked. Restore it w/ this modern version.
35479 1 week ago Margaret Meyer
35478 1 week ago Edward Lewek
35477 1 week ago elsa canelon Wall Street speculation is out of hand in detriment of social and economic development of small businesses, which shall be the stronghold of an economy based on the middle people´s efforts generate ...
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