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Messaging for Financial Reform

AFR’s CORE MESSAGE SLOGAN: Hold the Big Banks Accountable Short Version Optional lead-in It’s outrageous that after taking trillions of our tax dollars in bailout money, the big banks are back to business as usual, taking billions in profits and bonuses and spending hundreds of

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Too Big to Save? How to Fix the Financial System

An event at the Center for American Progress In the aftermath of regulatory failures that led to an unprecedented global financial crisis, the rules of the road are being rewritten. The House of Representatives passed legislation late last year and the Senate Banking Committee is

Here’s Your Chance to Ask a Banker

Bill Thomas, the Commissioner of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC) today invited the public to send him any and all questions they have about the financial crisis.   Thomas said that the bankers will have to answer all questions even if they are trivial,