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Biden’s not-very-progressive record is a huge mismatch for the current political moment. Read more

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Philip Taylor

Corporate mergers around the world are on pace to break a record, with the majority of these mergers occurring in the United States. Efforts to control monopolies have received renewed attention since the 2018 midterms. Read more

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Taber Andrew Bain

Publicly funded lending pools can provide low-interest, short-term loans in a way no private lender can or will. Read more

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Trump voters in swing states say they want populist reforms, and have enacted progressive change via ballot initiatives Read more

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Matt Stoller

Americans are still grappling with losing their homes, often due to medical debt and sudden job loss. Read more

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New Economy Project

With growing grassroots efforts, public banking as an alternative to the billion-dollar sector is gaining a foothold in the U.S. Read more

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Sarah Jaffe talks with Alexis Goldstein, senior policy analyst at Americans for Financial Reform, to learn more about how the ongoing wave of bank deregulation makes us vulnerable. Read more

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Wall Street and the corporate stock and bond market are a Robin Hood in reverse. Read more

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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. Read 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. Read more

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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. Read more

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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.” Read more

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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. Read more

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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 Read more

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