Ahead of the CFPB Rule, Congress Prepares for a Showdown Over the Future of Forced Arbitration & Consumer Class Actions

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Amanda Werner, Public Citizen and Americans for Financial Reform Last week, lawmakers laid the groundwork for a battle over consumer rights and forced arbitration that likely will play out through the spring. First, congressional Democrats introduced several bills to restore consumers’ right to...
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The Resistance Must Be Digitized

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By Joseph Torres and Malkia Cyril, Free Press Over the past two months, millions of people have taken to the streets to challenge our nation’s authoritarian new president. From the women’s marches that took place across the country and around the world to the mass protests against the Muslim...
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Labor Unenforcement

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By Phil Mattera, Corporate Research Project Once upon a time, a key component of American populism was the demand for stricter controls over big business: in other words, regulation. Today, the country’s purported populist in chief is instead promoting the dubious claim that deregulation is...
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