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Forum Post: Glass-Steagall, ending the Fed, switching to credit unions and breaking up big banks !!

Posted 6 years ago on Nov. 2, 2011, 6:37 p.m. EST by JesuitOrder (53)
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Simple demands:

Glass-Steagall, ending the Fed, switching to credit unions and breaking up big banks

Now march to Washington . A million man march would be enough ...



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[-] 2 points by brooce (65) from Minneapolis, MN 6 years ago

The biggest change people can make is to simply not deal with those companies or banks they dont like. Local credit unions are great-they do mortgages and car loans. They also do credit cards. So why all the whining-we all have a choice. Further, consider paying more for US made products, wait till you can pay cash before a purchase. Plant a garden-even if you have a small balcony-its possible. Consider how far the ball can move-or do you not want to make the small sacrifices? BOFA decided to charge 5 dollar fee due to gov regulations-they decided not to charge due to customer flight!-the nanny state created this mess-individually each person can choose to participate or not.

[-] 1 points by Keepitsimple (110) 6 years ago

Out of this pending collapse must emerge a quantum leap in representative government or we will end up with the same corruption and public apathy that we have now!!!!

[-] 1 points by Howtodoit (1232) 6 years ago

And to get this done right, once again, we need Professor Michael Greenberger on the case, former head of the CFTC; this has been he's mission too since 1999!

For instance: Former Head of U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Professor Michael Greenberger, speaks to Congress in 2008 on the high price of oil--and he's not happy about Energy Deregulations, especially The Enron Loophole:



[-] 1 points by OurTimes2011 (377) from Arlington, VA 6 years ago

According to the organizer,

"Together we can ensure that these banking institutions will always remember the 5th of November!! If the 99% removes our funds from the major banking institutions to non-profit credit unions on or by this date, we will send a clear message to the 1% that conscious consumers won't support companies with unethical business practices.

• Research your local credit union options • Open an account with the one that best suits your needs • Cancel all automatic withdrawals & deposits • Transfer your funds to the new account • Follow your bank's procedures to close your account before 11/05" http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=281139538577206


Here is what I suggest: Do not move all of your funds. To put this big of a strain on the system may be irresponsible. Move some of your money out. Just opening an account will send the signal we need.

To find a Credit Union: http://www.findacreditunion.com/ http://locator.cucentral.com/ http://www.findyourcreditunion.co.uk/

Million man march won't work. It's been done and you see how much it helped. Need a ten million man march in cities around the country.

[-] 1 points by hchc (3297) from Tampa, FL 6 years ago

Getting 3% of the population to stand up and say we are sick and tired of your bullshit, would mean 9 million people in the streets.

[-] 1 points by StevenRoyal (490) from Dania Beach, FL 6 years ago

Two words to fix our banking problem: Credit Union

[-] 1 points by Howtodoit (1232) 6 years ago

Yes brother or sister! Let's all unite throughout America and the World on 6/16/12. To bring back an even playing fleld once again for all! Let the OWS know!


Cheers JesuitOrder