Wall Street Deregulation Is All About the Money

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By Robert Weissman, Public Citizen The U.S. Senate likely will pass a major Wall Street deregulation bill this week with Democratic support. It’s a package that reduces safeguards for two dozen of the three dozen largest banks, enables smaller banks to speculate with deposits, severs important...
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‘Big Pizza’ Is Lobbying Congress to Put Profit Ahead of Public Health

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By Peter Lehner, Earthjustice Domino’s, Papa John’s and other pizza restaurants are trying to undo a major public health law that lets consumers know how many calories are in prepared foods. While most major restaurant chains, top grocers and convenience stores are already listing...
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SEC Commissioner Says Agency Should Protect Investors Against Rip-Off Clauses

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By Remington Gregg, Public Citizen Last week, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Commissioner Robert Jackson cautioned the agency against taking any potential action that would handcuff investors from holding corporate bad actors accountable for wrongdoing. Public Citizen applauds...
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