The Assault on Our Safeguards

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By Thomas McGarity, Center for Progressive Reform We are about to experience a fifth major assault on the health, safety, environmental, and consumer protections that Congress put in place during the 1960s and 1970s, protections that most of us take for granted. And all indications are that...
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Proposed HUD Standards Will Better Protect Working Families

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By Joel Scata, Natural Resources Defense Council The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently proposed updated standards to reduce the risk of flood damage to taxpayer-funded affordable housing.  The proposed standards will better protect people and property by requiring...
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What Can We Expect from a President Trump?

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By Matt Shudtz, Center for Progressive Reform Hazy as they may be, we are all looking into our crystal balls, trying to envision what a Donald Trump presidency will mean for the world around us. The first glimpses we have of the future – Steve Bannon at Trump’s right hand,...
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