Remember the last-minute provision–written largely by the Citigroup finance organization’s lobbyists–that Republicans introduced, in early 2015, into the annual budget bill in the House? This provision deregulates the big banking industry’s leeway in trading in risky loan derivatives, and effectively guts the Dodd-Frank Bill, designed to help prevent such irresponsible trading. 242 more words
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By Dwyer Gunn
If there’s one thing that the candidacies of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders have made clear, it’s that people in America are not happy with the status quo. 237 more words
The hourly wage set at $15 is reportedly a responsible law. Find out why.
American workers have been rallying towards the increase of income, salary and wages since 2014. 43 more words