The Accountability Project Working Concept Paper
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The Accountability project is animated by two central themes:
- That bankers, and other financial service employees, who defrauded the public in the financial bubble that burst in 2007-08, should be held accountable before the law. (Also, regulatory agencies must also be strengthened such that they can fully monitor and prevent such behavior from happening again; and that real financial reform be implemented which returns the financial sector to its appropriate role as a means for sound social investment and not a means for making private fortunes.)
That the battle cry “Fight Wall Street” is taken back from the Tea Party right-wing – exposing how the right may proclaim its opposition to Wall Street, but in fact supports policies in the interest of a malignant financial sector.
The Accountability Project collects:
- Ian Masters interviews on these subjects
- The articles on these subjects by Ian’s guests
The Accountability project links it’s content to:
- The Huffington Post
- Fire Dog Lake
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The Accountability Project will send each new installment to:
All members of Congress & their Chiefs of Staff
President Barack Obama
Attorney General Eric Holder
The Attorney Generals of every State in the country
The S E C
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve
The Accountability Project will also outreach to Moveon.com and other progressive activist organizing entities to alert their members to demand justice for those who defrauded the public – and be active in reclaiming this issue for progressives from the Tea Party movement
The Accountability Project will have, and seek, the active participation of:
William K Black, Bill Moyers, Arianna Huffington, Robert Scheer, Jane Hampsher
Attorney Generals across the country bringing charges of fraud against Bankers etc.
Public Citizen, Michael Greenberger, Barry Lynn, Elliot Spitzer, James Galbreath, Simon Johnson and James Kwak, Jim Hightower, (eventually Thomas Hartmann), (eventually Amy Goodman) & countless others