The Real Deal
Following the precedent set by the Square Deal and the New Deal, the Real Deal consists of the 3 B's.
BREAK UP * BRING BACK * BUILD UP
*BREAK UP the monopolies, Big Banks, and Wall Street sovereignty...
...by restoring government regulations on Big Business, removing tax loopholes that benefit only the wealthiest of Americans, and restoring a more progressive federal tax code.
...by reinstating Glass-Steagall, a regulatory firewall between investment and commercial banking. Passed in the wake of the Great Depression, much of Glass-Steagall was repealed in 1999 (GLBA), which significantly contributed to the severity of the 2008 financial crisis.
...by taxing Wall Street speculation to discourage short-term gambling and promote long-term investing.
*BRING BACK the middle class, social justice, and a sense of global stability...