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Machinist Union’s Pres. Buffenbarger Calls for Congress to Re-Instate Glass Steagall; Build a “National TVA”

R. Thomas Buffenbarger, International President of the IAMAW (International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers), last night addressed union members in Washington, D.C., who are on Capitol Hill with policy demands this week. Speaking at the IAM Legislative Conference, he … Continue reading

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Sanity, or Genocide by Sequestration?

The status quo ante that Congress and the White House are supposedly trying to get the nation back to, is the road to genocide by sequestration. As Walter Pincus put it more politely in today’s Washington Post, “Lurking behind the … Continue reading

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Discussion of Glass-Steagall Is Everywhere!

The explosion of articles on Glass-Steagall is a product of the LaRouche movement’s battle to save the nation, seen also in the fact that the latest LaRouchePAC video, “Glass-Steagall: Wall Street’s Permanent Bank Holiday,” is rapidly being picked up and … Continue reading

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Rep. Marcy Kaptur Release Attacks Wall Street Lobbyists

29 June (LPAC) Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), originating sponsor of H.R. 129, has posted the following release exposing Wall Street’s desperation to stop financial reform, taken from a May 2013 Matt Taibbi Rolling Stone article: “Deja Vu on the Hill: … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE – Senator Harkin Introduces SB 985 To Reinstate Glass-Steagall

17 May (LPAC) Yesterday, on the 80th anniversary of the introduction of the original 1933 Glass Steagall Act, Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA) introduced Senate Bill 985 to reinstate Glass Steagall. While the full text of the Harkin bill has not … Continue reading

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Ireland Needs Glass Steagall Now!

The tragedy for today’s Ireland is that it has been led by the nose into a position where, following the inevitable collapse of the construction sector, there is precious little sustaining the economy save for agriculture and a few foreign … Continue reading

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LaRouche: Glass-Steagall or Die — The System is Already Dead

Patriots for Glass Steagall: Lyndon LaRouche today declared that the U.S. Congress must immediately pass Glass Steagall or face the consequences of the total disintegration of the entire trans-Atlantic system. He emphasized that there is no alternative to a return … Continue reading

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It’s Obvious to Some: Wall Street Is in a Panic About Glass-Steagall

In a column mostly devoted to pushing the idea that the anti-bank rhetoric now pervading large sections of the “right” and the “left” will not go anywhere, Politico today provides a very significant reading: the big banks are increasingly panicked … Continue reading

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Obama the Obstacle to Glass-Stegall

With the bipartisan Glass-Steagall bill HR 129 again gathering support in the House of Representatives, it is obvious that the restoration of Glass-Steagall is being obstructed — with imminently fatal consequences for the U.S. economy — by the lack of … Continue reading

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Bill to Reinstate Glass-Steagall Reintroduced in New Congress

Bill to Reinstate Glass-Steagall Reintroduced in 113th Congress 4 Jan. 2013 (LPAC) Reps. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) and Walter B. Jones (R-NC) moved immediately within the opening hours of the 113th Congress, to reintroduce legislation to revive Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Glass-Steagall … Continue reading

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