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Obama's Nominee for Securities and Exchange Commission a 'Victory for Financial Reformers'
Nomination of Lisa Fairfax seen as 'a sign the tide is indeed turning.'
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From the Dark Ages: Ingenious Cities Concoct Debtor's Prisons So They Can Balance Their Budgets on the Backs of the Poor
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Tip of Iceberg? EU Rules Against Sweetheart Tax Deals for Corporations
'All companies, big or small, multinational or not, should pay their fair share of tax,' says European Commission
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The Banking Industry's Transparent Attempt to Weaken the CFPB
You'll never guess who's going around Washington, trolling the halls of Congress, talking about the importance of protecting the long-term health of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The banking industry. That's right: After years of trying to kill, then delay, and then defang the agency,...
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The Palestinian Car Was Stolen by Israel, and It Must Be Returned
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Memo to Hillary Clinton: What’s Not to Like About Denmark?
Dear Hillary Clinton, You looked so proud of yourself when you threw Denmark under the bus at last week’s presidential debate. You couldn’t wait to jump all over Bernie Sanders’ suggestion that the United States should look to Denmark, Sweden, and Norway as models of free health care, free...
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Campaigners Bid Harper Adieu While Vowing to Hold Liberals Accountable
Yes, Trudeau's sweeping win was a repudiation of "negative, divisive politics" in favor of "a positive vision that brings Canadians together"—but the new prime minister still has much to prove.
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Am I Cool Yet: A Couple of Stoner Kids Reportedly Hack CIA Head John Brennan's Email To Show They Can and Urge Free Gaza
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EU Trade Deals with US and Canada Blasted as 'Attacking Public Services'
TTIP and CETA 'could lock public services into a commercialization from which they will not recover—no matter how damaging to welfare the results may be'
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The Morality of a $15 Minimum
Have you noticed how often conservatives who disagree with a policy proposal call it a "job killer?" They're especially incensed about proposals to raise the federal minimum wage. They claim it will force employers to lay off workers worth hiring at the current federal minimum of $7.25 an hour but...
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