Saqib Bhatti is a Fellow at the Roosevelt Institute and the Director of the ReFund America Project (RAP). He works on campaigns to rebalance the relationship between Wall Street and local communities by exposing the role that financial deals play in contributing to public budget distress.

Roosevelt’s Saqib Bhatti takes a deep look at how to how to free cities across the country from Wall Street’s Control in an opinion piece for In These Times. Wall Street banks are setting arbitrary fees that are creating budget headaches and forcing cities to pay money to Wall Street instead of important services like trash-collection,

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