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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35609 3 days ago Susan Spivack It's long past time to rein in the financial institutions that have already caused so much suffering to US citizens and the entire global population.
35608 6 days ago Joan Lemont
35607 1 week ago Terry Hall
35606 1 week ago Liane Casten
35605 1 week ago kevin orme
35604 1 week ago Anonymous Troubles and bubbles ahead!
35603 1 week ago Marcella Ciucki
35602 1 week ago Anonymous
35601 1 week ago Doriann Nydick
35600 2 weeks ago Elizabeth Martinez
35599 2 weeks ago Brenda Waun Stop the big spenders who make their money from the banking system and taking working Americans hard earned cash. It isn't enough that middle class Americans pay more income tax than corporations? ...
35598 2 weeks ago Alwine Tighi
35597 3 weeks ago Wes Howard
35596 3 weeks ago Anonymous
35595 3 weeks ago Kathleen La Chance When the Glass Steagall Act was repealed, some of the leading economists forecast that the result would be a financial crisis and perhaps a crash. It is interesting to note that the wife of one of ...
35594 3 weeks ago James
35593 3 weeks ago Anne Blanchard
35592 3 weeks ago Michele Wojnar
35591 4 weeks ago Lynne Banta
35590 4 weeks ago april robertson
35589 4 weeks ago Kevin Norris
35588 4 weeks ago Claire
35587 4 weeks ago P E Hedden Senators Schumer and Gillibrand - support this bill to restore confidence in our financial institutions that are vital to the NYC And U.S. economies,
35586 1 month ago Phil Dimotsis
35585 1 month ago Karen Zmuda
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