Republicans and Democrats Speak Out Against “Too Big to Jail” HSBC Case

By: Monday December 17, 2012 9:05 am

Where is Patrick Leahy on this? He has made no public statement on the HSBC case, despite being the co-author of the Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act, which was supposed to deliver funds toward prosecuting fraudulent big bank activity (it never actually did). Grassley, a co-author, has spoken out. Why not Leahy?


Occupy Wall Street Begins New Organizing Campaign as Strike Debt Launches

By: Monday September 17, 2012 7:07 am

Today is the first anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, and FDL’s team of reporters and citizen journalists will have you covered with all the on-the-ground activities. I wanted to add some coverage of this new offshoot of the Occupy movement, in the vein of Occupy Our Homes, the successful effort to fight foreclosures through direct action and pressure on individual banks. As you may know, this effort helped dozens of people all around the country save their homes and get loan modifications, through Occupy Our Homes groups in places like Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Atlanta and Rochester, NY.

If Barofsky Didn’t Work Out, I Have Another Guest Possibility for CNBC

By: Thursday August 23, 2012 7:30 pm

I’d be a bit surprised to see Neil Barofsky grace the airwaves of CNBC again. But I have good news for CNBC. I have another exciting guest opportunity for them.

A Bipartisan Solution To Endorse: Breaking Up the Big Banks

By: Monday June 4, 2012 9:30 am

James Pethokoukis, a columnist for the American Enterprise Institute, writes in the pages of the Weekly Standard in favor of a breakup of the big banks. He doesn’t get to that conclusion the way I would get to that conclusion, but the fact he does may signal a potential transpartisan alliance on going after the big banks.

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