Friday, July 12, 2024

Tag: CFPB

Mulvaney’s in, bankers win, and Trump shafts Americans again

Donald Trump was hostile to the CFPB from the start, and he said this as he shoehorned Mulvaney into the director’s chair.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau director announces resignation

Richard Cordray has become the latest high-ranking U.S. official to step aside in frustration with the Trump administration.

The CFPB protects us from bad banks; Republicans want to kill...

The CFPB isn’t being targeted because it has failed. It has been targeted because it is succeeding. It must be defended at all costs.

Consumers Lose, Wall Street Wins, in Right-Wing Court Ruling

The battles to rein in Wall Street fraud and resist the right-wing assault on an independent judiciary are far from over.

You Used to Be Able to Take Them to Court

The CFPB is working to protect you as a consumer from forced arbitration clauses in financial contracts.

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IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Inside China-focused Congressional hearings, panic, paranoia, and hypocrisy reign

China is not a threat because it’s threatening our security—China is a threat because it’s successful.