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In mid-March, the U.S. Senate acted to deregulate banks, rolling back protections designed to keep them from driving the economy into a ditch—again. more

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Wisconsin voters are deciding if they want to remove the office of state treasurer. If this passes, Wisconsin will be the only state without a treasurer or financial equivalent—and that's bad business. more

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Pexels

Publicly owned banks are run by an individual municipality, county, or state and must serve the public interest rather than the interests of private shareholders. more

Dispatches

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Michael Jastremski

“We are in a process of extreme austerity measures; seeing the privatization of our school system and our electrical grid, while at the same time an exodus of people just fleeing the island because it's not getting the resources it needs to rebuild.” more

Dispatches

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Jeff Turner

The Great Recession may be over, but abusive mortgage servicers are still at work, and they're transforming neighborhoods into rental markets. more

Magazine

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Rick Reinhard

Recognizing that dishonest lending practices led to the 2008 financial crash, Congress created the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Now, President Donald Trump has tapped one of the Bureau’s leading opponents to run it more

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