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New Bank Separation Bill in Italian Parliament

Parliament deputies from Berlusconi’s Forza Italia as well as from the right-wing FDI (Fratelli d’Italia) presented their draft bill for banking separation, at a press conference two days ago. The bill has been filed on March 27 in the Chamber … Continue reading

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William Black: Even Savings & Loan Crisis Proved Glass-Steagall

Former U.S. bank regulator Dr. William Black of the University of Missouri took to Op-ED News yesterday with a hard-hitting column, The 11th Lesson We Need To Learn from Keating’s Frauds: Bring Back Glass-Steagall. The piece is a polemic on … Continue reading

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Morganti at European Parliament Debate: Separate Banks

In the debate that preceded the vote on the bail-in mechanism at the European Parliament, only one MEP stood up and called instead for Glass-Steagall. Claudio Morganti, independent from Italy, rejected the Banking Union saying: “History should have taught us … Continue reading

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Helga Zepp-LaRouche Interviewed on CCTV Chinese English-Language ‘Dialogue’

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE INTERVIEW ‘New Silk Road Lady’ Helga Zepp-LaRouche interviewed on CCTV, China’s English-language television An interview with Helga Zepp-LaRouche, the president of the Schiller Institute, titled “A Silk Road For The 21st Century” was aired Monday … Continue reading

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Halligan: Glass-Steagall Debate Re-Opened in Britain

Fears about the impact of QE and the awful state of the banks could be “likely to reopen the U.K.’s debate about the need to impose a Glass-Steagall split between retail-commercial banks, where firms and households store their deposits, and … Continue reading

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Dodd-Frank Trashed in Senate Hearing; Warren says too-big-to-fail Remains dangerous

A panel of five economists questioned by Sen. Elizabeth Warren at a Jan. 9 Senate Banking Committee hearing, were unanimous in declaring that neither the Volcker Rule nor the entire Dodd-Frank Act has removed the “too-big-to-fail” danger of the Wall … Continue reading

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British Labour MP: Glass-Steagall Worked, Everything Else Doesn’t

Under the headline, “One Law for the Banks and Another for Everyone Else,” Labour MP Michael Meacher wrote in his blog, yesterday: “The banks are getting away with it again, and this time with potentially very serious consequences for the … Continue reading

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