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There’s a Strategic and Deadly Attack Aimed at the US Republic, But It’s Not the Russians
The nation's powerful anti-democratic forces have had a plan for decades—a diabolic and wildly successful plan.
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Protesters Slam Trump Attempt to 'Vaporize' CFPB as Agency Power Struggle Begins
Barney Frank, co-author of legislation that created the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, said the law is "clearly" not on Trump's side
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Lawsuit Challenges Trump's 'Illegal' Move to Make CFPB a 'Lapdog for Wall Street'
White House attempt to place Mick Mulvaney at head of consumer agency denounced as attempt to deliver "a gift to Wall Street grifters"
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Save the Internet!
With a bit of reform and sustained attention, we can make American internet at least as cheap, fast, and reliable as it is in Europe or South Korea.
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Everything (and Everyone) Must Go!
Be careful what you wish for. On front, last year's post-election light show in Atlanta. Because you were hopefully doing finer things this holiday weekend than tracking the crimes against decency, reason and truth by the malevolent Dumpster Fire currently poisoning our national landscape, a brief...
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Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. (Photo: DoD News/flickr/cc) Views
Morneau and Trudeau Are Looking Out for the Rich
The finance minister’s company has been involved in converting workers into riskier pensions, which of course haven’t affected managers.
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Fools or Knaves?
Is Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, Trump's point person on the Republican tax bills now making their way through Congress, a fool?
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Democrat John Nance Garner from Texas sits with Governor Roosevelt in September 1932. (Photo via National Archives and Records Administration/Wikipedia) Views
How to Stop a Tax Plan Rigged for the Rich
Average Americans today face political elites hellbent on a tax 'reform' that funnels new fortunes to the already fortunate. Back in 1932, average Americans faced the same scenario—and dealt the political elites a history-shifting defeat.
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The Paul Ryan Guide to Pretending You Care About the Poor
A handy guide just in time for the tax debate
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Averting the Apocalypse: Lessons from Costa Rica
"If we want to have any hope of averting catastrophe, we’re going to have to do something about our addiction to growth."
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