Fighting for Wall Street Regulation

  title={Fighting for Wall Street Regulation},
  author={Robert Pollin},
  journal={New Labor Forum},
  pages={88 - 91}
  • R. Pollin
  • Published 1 May 2013
  • Economics
  • New Labor Forum
At least one lesson was blindingly obvious in the aftermath of the 2008-2009 Wall Street crash: capitalist economies, and the contemporary U.S. economy in particular, cannot be allowed to operate without strong financial regulations. The fact that the U.S. Congress passed the Dodd–Frank financial regulatory act in July 2010—the most ambitious measure aimed at regulating financial markets since the Glass–Steagall system—was the most important indication of just how evident this lesson had become… 
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