The $700 billion bailout: A boon or a huge bust?

In the midst of the economic dive, Congress threw billions at Wall Street without enacting any real oversight or regulations for the financial services industry. Public Citizen is pressing lawmakers to rein in Wall Street – and to stop giving corporate handouts.

We explain how this $700 billion bailout of Wall Street may affect you, the consumer, in the latest version of Public Citizine, an online sampling of articles from Public Citizen’s member newspaper, Public Citizen News. 

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