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April 22nd, 2010
09:05 AM ET

Cracking down on Wall Street to prevent another financial crisis on your street

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Today President Obama is announcing a financial reform package that he says will give consumes more protection. Some of the principles outlined in the reform plan: put an end to the idea of a bank being too big to fail; allow investors to have more say in the compensation of bank company executives, limit the risks banks can take and create a consumer financial protection agency.

The President and members of Congress are pushing to get the reform package approved later this year.


We want to hear from you. What do you think about the proposed reform? Does it go far enough? Do you think it’s even necessary? Leave a comment and we’ll share some of them on air in the CNN Newsroom, 11am ET – 1pm ET.


Filed under: Tony Harris
April 22nd, 2010
08:08 AM ET

High time for medical use of psychedelics?

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Is it really a breakthrough or just an excuse to legalize LSD, ecstasy and more? Early studies from well known institutions like NYU and John Hopkins show significant benefits from the use of hallucinogens for anxiety and depression. Other therapies haven't worked in these cases and psychologists believe hallucinogens help ease fear and defensiveness. But some doctors question whether psychedelics are ever appropriate.

Our question: Should psychedelic drugs be used as legitimate medicine? Tell us what you think….


Filed under: Kyra Phillips