The Coming Populist Majority

• Polling results reveal a very populist streak that will make it hard for entrenched leaders on both the right and the left to maintain their preferential treatment of bankers.

• 93% believe its important to regulate financial services.

• 80% support the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

• 80% believe inequality is a problem.

• 80% oppose Citizens United.

• 97% would support a federal law that imposes tough, new anti-corruption laws for politicians, lobbyists, and Super PACs.

• 77% say they have seen little or no effect from the recent growth in the US stock market.

• 66% believe financial institutions are making it harder to find good paying jobs in the US.

• 64% believe the economic rules in this country unfairly favor the rich.

• 68% think the Republican party is out of touch with the concerns of most people in the US today.

Look Out, Wall Street, the New Populism Is Coming
Populist Majority