When some 10,000 union members and activists march on Wall Street April 29, they will be joined by “virtual marchers” demanding an end to Big Banks’ reckless practices and insisting on real Wall Street reform.
The AFL-CIO will print the name and personal message of virtual marchers on stickers that marchers will carry to insist on real reform.
Two-thirds of Americans support stricter regulations on the way banks and other financial institutions conduct their business. The AFL-CIO may have struck on an easy and creative way for members and others to join in as armchair protesters. (More than 8,000 Set for Virtual March on Wall Street—Join Us Today, AFL-CIO, 4/27/10) Will it have any impact on Republican politicians?
The Activist Investor provides a nice summary of “legislative and regulatory initiatives of interest to activist investors.”