How Democrats can stop financial sector abuse

It's not too late for Obama to get tough on Wall Street.

  • Ryan Cooper
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  • Dec 16, 2013

Elizabeth Warren and the future of the Democratic Party

Senator Elizabeth Warren is delivering a sweeping speech today on the financial crisis’ aftermath and plight of the middle class that will be widely interpreted as a kind of blueprint for the aggressive new economic populism so many in the Democratic Party are apparently yearning to see. By now you’ve read Noam Scheiber’s big piece arguing […]

A new populist direction for the Democratic Party?

There are scattered signs of it, but there's still a lot more to be done.

  • Ryan Cooper
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  • Nov 6, 2013

The JPMorgan settlement: A sign of Dems’ new economic populism?

There is real electoral wealth for Dems in a serious stand for Wall Street accountability.

  • Ryan Cooper
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  • Oct 23, 2013

A left-right populist alliance against the big banks?

Senator Sherrod Brown, who is pushing a "too big to fail" measure along with Senator David Vitter, is cautiously optimistic that a broad coalition can coalesce behind the legislation.

Senator Elizabeth Warren gears up

Her castigation of AIG is noteworthy for its populist tone and suggests her crusade for Wall Street accountability will continue in the Senate.