In Washington, big ideas for financial reform are suddenly gaining momentum.
The first step toward lasting financial reform is to identify the roots of the crisis.
At the G-20 summit in Pittsburgh, activists will push the United States to back proposals to regulate CEO compensation and require corporate responsibility.
If Obama leads, the people will rally to his side. A good way to remind voters of the bold change they voted for last fall: ordering a hard cap on executive pay.
Big profits on Wall Street, and the big bonuses they fund, are not justified by the marketplace.
Find a "good bank," make responsible investments, save locally and more...
The good times, as we have known them, are not coming back. Americans need a new vision that helps them deal with new economic realities.
Excessive executive pay endangers our public well-being as surely as any pollutants. Obama's $500,000 pay cap is just a start at fixing the problem.
Without a commitment to affordable housing for all, the ownership society remains a myth for many Americans.
The current banking crisis and McCain's political history should be creating a serious case of déjà vu.