Monthly Archives: December 2009

Scroogism Wrecking America

McClatchey News Service is distributing this op-ed by AFR’s ally Holly Sklar of Business for Shared Prosperity.  Here is an excerpt, courtesy of the Lexington Herald-Leader: The Scrooges of Wall Street were surprised a year ago by visits from the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present

AFR Joins Call for AIG to Come Clean with Emails, Accounting

DATE: December 21, 2009 Documents and Financial Models; Taxpayers Have A Right To Know Washington, D.C. – Following an op-ed in Saturday’s New York Times by former New York Governor Elliot Spitzer, Professor Frank Partnoy and Professor William Black, today, Americans for Financial Reform joined

“Joy to the Banks” and Other Carols

This holiday season, sing your displeasure with big banks and the  way they wrecked the economy by joining in with these Bailout Carols (pdf) thanks to our friends at National People’s Action.  They’ve put together a few songs that reflect consumers’ displeasure with being left