Jamie Merchant is a member of The People’s Lobby and a co-founder of the Center for Progressive Strategy and Research. He holds a Ph.D in Communication Studies from Northwestern University and lives in Chicago.
We Don’t Need To Break Up the Big Banks. We Need To Put Them Under Democratic Control.
The problem isn't that banks are "too big to fail"—it's that they're too important not to be under democratic control.
Taxing the Rich is the Only Real Solution to Illinois’ Budget Deficit
Corporate tax loopholes have been very effective at draining at least a billion dollars a year out of public funds and redirecting it into idle private profits.