The left-leaning think tank Demos recently offered a bold, but seemingly obvious, proposition : Just scrap the private credit scoring system, and replace it with a government agency, accountable to the public.
In the media
Jeff Spross
In the media
K. Sabeel Rahman

Nomi Prins

Former Distinguished Senior Fellow

David Callahan

Financialization is a major driver of growing inequality and undermines key sources of growth and job creation.
Research
Wallace Turbeville
Why better measures of government output can help us grasp potentially damaging tradeoffs between fiscal austerity and collective needs.
Research
Lew Daly
More information about CEO-to-worker pay disparities is critical for investors.
Testimony and Public Comment
Heather C. McGhee
Catherine Ruetschlin
Over a lifetime, fees can cost a median-income two-earner family nearly $155,000 and consume nearly one-third of their investment returns.
Research
Robert Hiltonsmith
The era of deregulated finance has shown that without public structures to ensure accountability and fairness, the system can not sustain itself.
Policy Briefs
Heather C. McGhee
Tamara Draut
If passed, each of these pieces of legislation would destabilize a regulatory system that saves lives and improves our nation.
Testimony and Public Comment
Heather C. McGhee