What can the public do?
Educate yourself, become engaged. That's one of the reasons I wrote my book. We set up a group called the Systemic Risk Council, a group of former government officials, senators, and regulators and administrative people and former industry people and academics, who are there to identify the public interest and advocate for strong measures to promote the public interest and to counter some of the special interest lobbying pressure.
- See 2012: The Year in Cartoons
- Read David Brodwin: Why We Need the Government in the Marketplace
- Read the U.S. News Debate: Is Going Over the 'Fiscal Cliff' Necessarily the Worst Outcome?