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House Votes To Strip Bank & Credit Card Customers Of Constitutional Right To A Day In Court

Because the Sixth and Seventh Amendments of the U.S. Constitution are apparently less important than making sure that banks, credit card companies, student loan companies, and other financial services be allowed to behave badly with impunity, the House of Representatives has voted to overturn a new federal regulation that would have helped American consumers hold these companies accountable through the legal system.

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Consumer Rights

Bankruptcy: Understanding your consumer rights

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — After saying yes to the dress, thousands of Alfred Angelo brides-to-be were stuck looking for a new dress after the retailer closed all of their 61 stores last week without warning. 212 more words

News

How is the housing crisis connected to poor service? And other questions I tried to answer on Twitter today

Another day, another Twitter row.

Today I found myself embroiled in an argument about towels that, as often happens online, got way out of hand very, very quickly. 2,428 more words

Politics

EXCLUSIVE: ABC presents...The Great Gibb Giveaway! What's your Magic Loophole Station?!

The Gibb report has given us a wealth of material about the failures of ‘system resilience’ on the Southern Rail network – and over the next few weeks, ABC will be following many of these up in depth. 610 more words

Community

Banks to make good the money you lose to online thieves

This would easily qualify as one of the worst moments of your life. That ping which says: your account debited with Rs30,000, and your current balance is now Rs2,467.20. 269 more words

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