Middle Class vs. Too Big to Fail Financial Institutions: New Civil Rights Movement

Aaron Task interviewed Elizabeth Warren at The Economist’s Oct 15-16 “Buttonwood Gathering“ In that interview, Warren says,

The big banks always get what they want. They have all the money, all the lobbyists. And boy is that true on this one. There’s just not a lobby on the other side.

This is a moment when all around the country people are saying we’ve had it about up to here with these large financial institutions that want to write the rule then take our money. I find it astonishing that they have the nerve to show up and say, ‘I’m a big financial institution. I took your money. And now I’m going to lobby against anything that might offer some protection to ordinary families in this marketplace.

“This might be the time that the rules change.

Full post on Naked Capitalism here:
http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2009/10/guest-post-a-new-civil-rights-movement-is-afoot-for-the-middle-class.html

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