Thursday, May 23, 2024

Tag: regulation

The myth of the free market

Regulation is not the enemy of incentive, invention, or innovation. Nor is it incompatible with progress, profits, or personal gain.

The public’s viewpoint: Regulations are protections

When you hear Regulations are Protections for the Public, think of the details and the consequences. Go beyond the words. Act positively.

Holder Proves You Can Go Home Again

Eric Holder, President Barack Obama’s former attorney general, has returned to his comfort zone—he rejoined the corporate powerhouse of Covington & Burling lawyers, interfering with government once again.

A Bailed-Out Banker Lectures About Fairness

James Dimon, CEO of JP Morgan Chase is complaining that “banks are under assault.” But America’s largest Wall Street empire has illegally deceived and cheated its way to the top. Dimon should be grateful he’s not in jail.

Hair-Raising Hypocrisy

The long saga of Isis Brantley, a hair stylist from Texas, who was arrested for braiding hair without a barber’s license, has come to an end nearly 20 years later. A court has ruled that the state’s actions were unconstitutional—and shameful, abusive and silly.

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Smotrich proposes financial sanctions and settlement expansion in response to Palestinian state recognition

The far-right minister outlined six immediate steps to target the Palestinian Authority (PA) following the recognition by Spain, Norway, and Ireland.

House Democrats demand Justice Alito’s recusal from Trump cases over ‘ethical nightmare’

The Court’s ethical guidelines emphasize the importance of impartiality and the need for justices to avoid any appearance of political bias.

Trump backtracks on birth control stance amid growing reproductive rights battle

His comments suggested a possible shift towards state-level decision-making on birth control policies.

Activists arrested in Capitol Hill protest urging Biden to cancel student debt and divest...

The Debt Collective’s protest underscores the urgent need for student debt relief and a reevaluation of U.S. military spending.

Toxic gaslighting: How 3M executives convinced a scientist the forever chemicals she found in...

As the EPA now forces the removal of the chemicals from drinking water, Kris Hansen wrestles with the secrets that 3M kept from her and the world.