Blogger Profile: Micah Hauptman
Micah Hauptman works in Washington, D.C. as the Financial Campaign Coordinator for Public Citizen's Congress Watch division. As the Financial Campaign Coordinator, he works to collaborate with scholars from the Levy Institute of Bard College where their writing impacts the U.S. financial reform policy process. Public Citizen is a national nonprofit with over 225,000 members and supporters. Congress Watch engages in legislative advocacy, strategic research, and grassroots organizing on a range of issues including financial reform, money in politics, access to justice, and consumer, worker, and environmental protection. Prior to joining Public Citizen, Micah worked as a prosecutor in Los Angeles, California.
February 19th, 2012
Held Hostage by Bank of America
President Obama has promised that, “Never again will the American taxpayer be held hostage by a bank that is too big to fail.” He continues to use similarly vivid imagery to describe the leverage “too big to fail” banks have over the financial system and the threats they pose to ...