Tag Archives: Financialization

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AFR in the News: Are we repeating history by letting our financial sector get too big? (Washington Post)

“Financialization has been the elephant in the room of economic policy debate — a huge contributing factor to the skyrocketing incomes of a few and the nonliving wages of many, and a force that helps explain our neglected infrastructure, underfunded schools, outlandishly expensive colleges and the phenomenon of graduates impoverished by the high-interest loans that banks thrive on these days.”

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Wall Street Speculation Tax – Webinar Highlights

A Tool for Financial Stability & Economic Recovery Webinar Briefing Sponsored by: AFL-CIO  |  Americans for Financial Reform  |  Center for Economic and Policy Research Communications Workers of America  |  The Main Street Alliance  |  Public Citizen  JUNE 10, 2013 12pm EDT. A Wall Street