Friday, October 15, 2021

Tag: regulations

For captured regulators, repealing the Volcker Rule is child’s play

One thing’s for certain: if there’s another financial crisis, it could make the last one look like child’s play.

Rare setback for the GOP assault on Obama-era regulations

President Trump has already signed 13 repeal measures since assuming office.

Trump gives pen to dow chemical CEO after signing executive order...

The order directs each government agency to create a task force to evaluate existing federal regulations and recommend whether they should be kept, repealed or modified.

A war on regulations

Are we going to let interest group politics undermine public safety?

Trump’s absurd plan to dismantle government’s protections

This is not an approach to governing, it is about dismantling what government is for so that an already-wealthy few are free to fleece, scam, harm and pollute in the name of greed.

Feds Created More Regulations in 2015 Than in Any Previous Year

We now live in a society that is ruled by so many laws, no single person can keep track of them all.

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The general strike of 2021

Corporate America wants to frame this as a “labor shortage.” Wrong.

Big oil to testify before Congress, new report confirms

“What we need from the fossil fuel industry is complete cooperation with our investigation, so the American people can understand the role the industry played in fueling the climate crisis.”

The CIA’s illegal plots against Wikileaks and Julian Assange

There should be more sympathy for Assange and the outlet he founded in corporate media.

‘Striketober’ in full swing as nearly 100,000 workers authorize work stoppages

“You might say workers have declared a national general strike until they get better pay and improved working conditions,” said former Labor Secretary Robert Reich.

Senate to vote on the Freedom to Vote Act next week

“To pass meaningful legislation, we must put aside our differences and find the common ground within our party.”