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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35550 14 hours ago Michael Pigott
35549 14 hours ago Katharine D'Onofrio
35548 1 day ago Vicki Bianchi
35547 2 days ago David Schwartz
35546 4 days ago K Arnone
35545 5 days ago Joel Trupin
35544 6 days ago Mark Riggleman
35543 6 days ago Lynne Banta
35542 1 week ago Marcus M Hood While I don't know whether a veto of the 1999 Glass-Steagall repeal would have HELD, the Bill Clinton I supported in his 2 runs for president allowed himself to be harmfully persuaded to SIGN the re...
35541 1 week ago Brian Torri This is beyond necessary. Their "creativity" is what's about killed us, literally, twice now. First, the Great Depression and now the Great Recession.
35540 1 week ago Mary Neuendorf
35539 1 week ago Marianne van Ophuijsen
35538 1 week ago Royal Graves
35537 1 week ago Mark Watkins
35536 1 week ago Jeff 2008 sucked, let's not do it again.
35535 1 week ago Bruce Eggum #GlassSteagall, which separated commercial & investment banking in 1933, “was the most effective antitrust law we’ve ever had.” Prof. Geisst
35534 1 week ago John Chaffin
35533 1 week ago Elizabeth Zokaites
35532 1 week ago Vicki Bianchi
35531 2 weeks ago Mary Simmons
35530 2 weeks ago John Kitchel
35529 2 weeks ago Lana Kitchel
35528 2 weeks ago Thomas V. Connor
35527 2 weeks ago JOANN OCKERLANDER
35526 2 weeks ago Virgil Alley
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