New Ad Takes On Wall Street "Casinos"
Wall Street CEOs legalized gambling through something called ‘derivatives,’ making bets on bets on bets. But when their luck ran out, it was our money they lost – our homes, our investments.
Now, Americans United for Change and American Family Voices have put this message into television ads that are playing nationwide. They not only serve as a response to other anti-reform ads, but also pinpoint one of the many reasons why Americans need and deserve financial reform: because Wall Street’s gambling cost Americans 7 million jobs and because they’re still using the same tricks today, despite the national disaster they’ve helped cause.