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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35586 2 days ago Phil Dimotsis
35585 4 days ago Karen Zmuda
35584 4 days ago David Morais
35583 1 week ago Anonymous Too big to fail is too big to stand.
35582 1 week ago erin yarreobino
35581 1 week ago Carol Ortiz
35580 1 week ago Veronica Cox
35579 1 week ago Jack David Marcus
35578 1 week ago Tracy Cole
35577 1 week ago Anonymous
35576 1 week ago arleen whitmore
35575 1 week ago Mark Teig
35574 1 week ago Laura Yarbrough
35573 1 week ago Dona Smith
35572 1 week ago Gabriela Romeri We can have a democracy that follows the rule of law, or we can have an self-serving plutocracy that crashes the country one last time before mass revolt, but we can't have both.
35571 1 week ago Anonymous
35570 1 week ago Shiu Hung
35569 2 weeks ago Anonymous Let's not have another crash.
35568 2 weeks ago Sandy Fussell
35567 2 weeks ago Bruce Dickson The end of teh second Gilded Age is coming, pehaps soon. Let's pass as many bills as possible to make managing the aftermath easier and more sane.
35566 2 weeks ago Jeff Nibert The financial crises of the past decade were a direct result of the repeal of the original Glass-Steagall Act. We must restore this vitally important Act in order to protect the People.
35565 2 weeks ago Sarah Ream
35564 2 weeks ago Karen Zmuda
35563 3 weeks ago Nichole Jack
35562 3 weeks ago Anonymous This is an idea whose time is now. In 2008, when I was in my early sixties, I lost one-third of my retirement savings because of the greed and recklessness of big banks and Wall Street firms. Don'...
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