With Final Forced Arbitration Rule, the CFPB Continues to Advance the Public Interest

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By Thomas McGarity, Martha T. McCluskey and Sidney Shapiro, Center for Progressive Reform Earlier this week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) took decisive action to protect hardworking people who are cheated by banks or other financial institutions. Specifically, the federal...
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House Committee Wants to Gut EPA

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By Scott Slesinger, Natural Resources Defense Council While the press concentrates on tweets and Russian assistance to the Trump campaign, the House Republicans continue their undercover assault on our environment and natural heritage. On Wednesday, July 11, 2017, the subcommittee responsible...
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A Record-Breaking Day of Action as Millions Join Fight for Net Neutrality

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By Amy Kroin, Free Press The July 12 Internet-Wide Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality was a mammoth deal. So many people, organizations and companies took part via our site BattleforTheNet.com that we’re still scrambling to document everything. But one thing is clear: No one — except the...
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How President Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts Would Harm Early Career Scientists

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By Jacob Carter, Center for Science and Democracy Kaila Colyott is coming close to graduation as a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Kansas, but she’s not finishing with the same enthusiasm for her career prospects that she began graduate school with.  At the beginning, she wasn’t...
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