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'Corruption, Plain and Simple': Public Comments Show Outrage at CFPB's Corporate Turn Under Mulvaney
"Mick Mulvaney is putting the interests of predatory lending companies and fraudulent banks ahead of the interests of consumers."
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Nearly Two Dozen State AGs File Suit to Block FCC's 'Illegal' Net Neutrality Rollback
"Consumers and businesses across the country have the right to a free and open internet, and our coalition of attorneys general won't stop fighting to protect that right."
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Matt Gartman walks through the milking parlor at his farm in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. (Photo: Darren Hauck/Getty Images.) Views
I Was Wrong About the Rural–Urban Divide
Wisconsin dairy farmers reminded me not to allow Fox News and the NRA to define groups of people.
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Demanding 'Fundamental Restructuring of the Economy,' Progressives Embrace Bold New Agenda
"We need a political movement that fights to take back our government from those who have corrupted and subverted it."
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With Pai's Net Neutrality Repeal Published, Internet Defenders Prepare for 'Hell of a Fight'
"Net neutrality is not dead yet, but the clock is ticking for us to save it."
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The Savage Sickos Among Us
Giddily opening the floodgates. Trump's White House hid the photo; PBS dug it out. Amidst the searing drama of the last week, many heroes have arisen: Those extraordinary Parkland kids with their eloquent fury who have been steadfastly organizing, marching, speaking out, confronting the slimy greed...
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"Consumers have little chance of justice when our courts take the debt collector's side in almost every case—even to the point of ordering people jailed until they pay up," says report author Jennifer Turner. (Photo: Bill Smith/flickr/cc) News
New Report Details How Americans Who Have Debt Held by Collection Agencies Can Get Thrown in Jail
New ACLU publication looks at how "debt collection industry uses prosecutors and judges as weapons against millions of Americans who can't afford to pay their bills."
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Activist Ejected From Meeting With Lawmaker After Asking How Much Money He's Getting From Koch Brothers
"This is my representative, and I want to know how much the Koch brothers are getting in tax cuts and how much they're contributing to your campaign."
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Worst Ever. Resist Bigly.
New York. Getty Image Americans spent this President's Day wishing we had one, honoring the 44 former actual ones, especially the last, we did have, suggesting a few enticing fictional contenders - Vote For Lisa Simpson! - and marching in " Not My President " actions across the country to protest...
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"Eviscerating the SCC, lowering taxes on corporations and the ultra-rich, rolling back environmental and other regulations, and increasing the deficit is like putting the economy on steroids, and it’s no surprise that the stock market responded.  But the fact is, these measures actually impoverish us over the long term." (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Views
“Trump's Economy” Started On January 21, 2018
He’s taking bows for the hard work and hard choices made by others.
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