Mindlessly Pushing for More Financial Deregulation

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By Better Markets In May, President Trump signed a law deregulating 26 of the largest 40 banks in the country.  Many were the same banks that received massive bailouts just ten years ago when Wall Street’s biggest banks caused the worst financial collapse since the Great Crash of 1929.  Many...
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FDA Rules Food Manufacturers Can’t Flavor Products With Cancer-Causing Chemicals

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By Carrie Apfel, Earthjutice Food manufacturers can no longer use seven synthetic flavors that have been shown to cause cancer in animals, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ruled on Oct. 5. The chemicals, which may also cause cancer in humans, add flavors such as mint, cinnamon and citrus...
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The EPA’s Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) Rule: Putting Money on ACE Is a Bad Bet — Part I

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By Joseph Tomain, Center for Progressive Reform On August 21, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed the Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule as a substitute for the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan (CPP). The CPP had been stayed from going into effect by the U.S. Supreme...
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Stop Wall Street Payouts That Produce TARP Bailouts

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By Dennis Kelleher and Jack Reidhill, Better Markets As the country’s financial system spiraled out of control, ten years ago today President George W. Bush signed into law the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 creating the $700 billion Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP).  The...
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