Other News – SEC Commissioner Kara Stein Declares War on SEC Chair Mary Jo White

SEC Commissioner Kara Stein Declares War on SEC Chair Mary Jo White   Naked Capitalism*   A relatively new SEC Commissioner, Kara Stein, has decided to depart from the usual polite behavior regulatory overseers and is making noise about SEC decisions and policies that she finds to be dubious. The …

Sen. Warren’s big move taking on Big Banks

In less than two months, government student loan interest rates are set to double, and most politicians are turning a blind eye—except for Senator Elizabeth Warren.  Young people saddled with student loan debt have been hit hard enough by the recession. They’re struggling to find jobs and pay the rent—let alone stow …

| Correa wins re-election and says banks…

News Stories February 18, 2013 Will Obama Listen to Growing Movement to Stop Tar Sands Pipeline? Washington DC climate change rally brings 35,000 protestors together, but activists question if real change in Obama’s policies will spring from non- disruptive protest Go to story | Go to homepage Correa wins re-election …

Nominate Elizabeth Warren – Provide The Pecora Hearings We Need

An article from The Baseline Scenario Nominate Elizabeth Warren – Provide The Pecora Hearings We Need Posted: 04 May 2011 08:29 AM PDT By Simon Johnson Ms. Warren is helping get the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) off the ground and remains the leading contender to become its formal …