Dear Followers: Now that iPhones have changed our World, many are more connected than before. Let’s build on those connections for Legislative change. We want Black Lives to matter, along with the lives of all of us not represented in this Society. We need investigative Journalism to uncover and persuade disbelievers, that our Institutions are … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: The Bully Pulpit, then and now
Dear followers: This is the proposed text for my upcoming video. I ask for your verbal support now! This will be the first of several videos . This question has been bothering me for months, if I were to run for President of the United States, would you , my dear followers , support me? … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: The Voice of Joyce: PEOPLE POWER/ the Rise of the Middle Class
Dear Readers: I have an important correction to bring to your attention. When I wrote the February Post on Derivative volume in this country , the total amount of Derivative volume was $360 Trillion, today, the volume has doubled to $700 Trillion with little regulation. “To Big To Fail” has gotten bigger. Understanding the numbers … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: Update on February 2014 Archival Post
Thanks to one of my readers comments, I re-looked at Gretchen Morgenson’s book, “Reckless Endangerment”. She devotes at least 30 pages to the rise and influence of Angelo Mozillo, a financial entrepreneur, who became the CEO of Countrywide Financial in 2003. Countrywide was sold to Bank of America during the Financial Meltdown. To review … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: An update on “my Post on all the news”
We’ve sold our Country to Private Equity, entering into a Mephistophelian Bargain? Follow my reasoning: 1.Equity owns or manages more then $6 Trillion , that’s 40% of the National Budget 2. Private Equity is highly leveraged, it is OPM( other people’s money) on steroids. “The Economist 5/31/14 American Finance “Risk On”, states that these … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: Why is the American Economy supporting Inequality?
Something wonderful is happening, twice in one day, serious journalists are asking the same question? What happened to Financial Reform? They are asking for accountability and Solutions. My voice for the People has been joined by the voices of Pro Publica, gone mainstream at The New York Times and Gwen Ifill on PBS last evening, … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: We the People want answers!
This is what I think about, before I write my Posts. My journey is our journey. Enjoy! The Economist did not dwell on those aspects of Shadow Banking of concern. When I think Shadow Bank, I don’t think Kick Starter or peer to peer lending. I think, unregulated Hedge Funds, derivative trades, fast trades, … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: just some thoughts when I can’t sleep!
How many condolences do we have to offer, before we decide to take action? Demand change? We are not helpless victims, we have real choices to make. Guns kill too many people. No one says take guns away, but we can provide an environment where we know who has guns, how many , and where. … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: Questions about our Future??
Wake up Congress this is how ” we the people” view you and the upper 1%. Not a pretty picture, as we beg for scraps. But no more. We the people are looking for real solutions, we proposed our ” game plan” and we’d like you to respond and start a dialogue with US. At … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: We the people get the scraps!
An open letter to the following Senators: Dear sirs and Madame: ” We the people, for the people”, has meaning to US and we need your help. Through my word press Blog, I have a dedicated Community of 42,000 + People, representing the USA predominantly and 55+ Countries. I Blog about Public Advocacy and … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: A letter to Elizabeth Warren/John McCain & Al Franken, Sherrod Brown & Bernie Sanders!