Category Archives: Events

Seattle Protests Criticize Big Bank Bonuses

This week’s bonus actions are making the airwaves.  Folks around the country are turning up to protest the huge bonuses going to top executives at the banks which sank our economy and are fighting hard against financial reform.  The story below from Fox News is

Indianapolis Chase Protests

Protesters rallied in front of Chase bank in Indianapolis on Thursday, Nov. 19 to demand the banks stop preying on the public with their excessive fees. JP Morgan Chase is among the biggest of the “too big to fail” financial institutions who were bailed out

Cheer on Reform at a Debate This Tuesday 11/17

On Tuesday November 17, Damon Silvers of the AFL-CIO will debate Ed Yingling of the American Bankers Association about how best to reform America’s financial system.  The event will be hosted by the Aspen Institute: Moderated by President and CEO of the Aspen Institute, Walter

Activists Tell American Bankers Association, “Enough is Enough!”

Chicago Showdown It was a Showdown in Chicago! Organized by National People’s Action, Service Employees International Union (SEIU), and a coalition of organizations from across the nation, thousands of people fed-up with outrageous bank fees, sky-rocketing credit card interest rates, and a shameful national foreclosure

Coalition Urges Congress to Take on Big Banks and Protect Consumers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Doug Gordon, 202-822-5200 DATE: October 7, 2009 Americans for Financial Reform: Congress Needs To Take On Big Banks, Protect Consumers Draft Legislative Language On Derivatives Is Not Enough; All Transaction Need to Be Transparent Washington, DC – Americans for Financial Reform