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In the Dead of Night, Republicans Vote to Give Lawsuit Immunity to Banks
Business  (tags: banks, CFPB, Equifax, finance industry, forced arbitration, Senate )

Judy
- 51 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Tuesday night, as many Americans were preparing to go to bed, an evenly divided Senate voted to give broad lawsuit immunity to credit card companies, auto lenders, credit reporting companies like Equifax, and many other financial firms.
Petition - Let Customers Sue Banks
Business  (tags: Banks, Customer Service, sueings, mandatory arbitration clauses, Credit Cards, services, lobbyists, accountability, responsible behaviour, business )

Kalliope
- 51 days ago - forcechange.com
Endorse a ban on mandatory arbitration clauses for financial institutions. Congress just voted down a rule that would have barred financial institutions from forcing their clients to waive their right to sue. Mandatory arbitration clauses are commonplace
Don't Take Away Our Right to a Day in Court
Business  (tags: banks, greed, law, courts, cases, CFPB, petitions )

Freya
- 53 days ago - p2a.co
Republicans in the House and Senate introduced bills to repeal the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's rule to ban forced arbitration clauses, which allow Wall Street banks and predatory financial institutions to block class action lawsuits.
One Simple Thing Donald Trump Could Do That Would Make a Huge Difference - But Will He?
Business  (tags: economics, regulation, banks, investments, commodities )

Freya
- 188 days ago - alternet.org
We can keep Glass-Steagall or have another economic meltdown. The choice is Trump's.
Big Four Banks Distance Themselves From Adani Coalmine as Westpac Rules Out Loan
Business  (tags: Australia, Queensland, coalmining, banks, Westpac, environment policy, Adani, Carmichael Mine, Hunters Valley, rail line, Carnavan, climate change, responsibility, Commonwealth Bank, National Australia Bank, ANZ )

Evelyn
- 230 days ago - theguardian.com
Coalition frontbencher calls for Queenslanders to boycott Westpac after it says it will now only lend to mines in established coalfields with criteria Adani doesn't meet. The bank would also increase its lending target for "climate change solutions"
Friends of the Eath U.S.Tell the Senate Dont Let Trump Put Wall Streets Bailout Lawyer in Charge of the SEC
Business  (tags: business, banks, conflict of interest, money, politics, consumers, corporate, corruption )

Ruth
- 274 days ago - resistthehostiletakeover.org
Trump poised to hand over one of the key agencies for regulating Wall street to Jay Clayton ,long time friend of big business.Progressive orgs are pushing the senate to reject clayton.help reach 100,000 signatures to block nomination of wall st crony
7 Things the Defund DAPL Campaign Has Achieved So Far (Including $28 Million in Personal Accounts Moved)
Business  (tags: usa, Standing Rock, #NoDAPL, defund DAPL, Wells Fargo, banks, investors, oil, gas, Energy Transfer Partners, DefundDAPL.org, Odin Fund Management, DNB, Kshama Sawant, California lawmakers, pension funds )

Evelyn
- 350 days ago - yesmagazine.org
Public and consumer pressure on banks to quit financing the Dakota Access pipeline companies is producing results. (Including $28 Million in Personal Accounts Moved)
Last Hurrah for Obama Justice Department: Bank Settlements Over Toxic Mortgages
Business  (tags: banks, corruption, dishonesty, money )

Robert
- 356 days ago - nytimes.com
European banks have rushed to cut deals with prosecutors over longstanding claims that they pushed toxic mortgage securities in the years before the financial crisis.
Banks Need to Stop Financially Supporting the Dakota Access Pipeline Now! PETITION
Business  (tags: banks, dacota access pipeline, business, economy, investments, world )

Lone
- 395 days ago - actions.sumofus.org
Demand your bank to stop financially supporting from the Dakota Access Pipeline and associated projects such as Energy Transfer now.
Tell Wells Fargo to Fire Their CEO!
Business  (tags: banks, ripoffs, fraud, petitions )

Freya
- 435 days ago - act.couragecampaign.org
Wells Fargo just got caught red-handed opening more than 2 million bank and credit card accounts in its customers' names without their consent. In response, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau just fined the company $100 million.
Tell Congress: Break Up Wells Fargo and Other Big Banks
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, banks, business, corruption, corporate, economy, dishonesty, ethics, money, usa, lies, finance )

Beth
- 438 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Wells Fargo paid $185 million to settle charges of scamming customers & creating fake accounts. Top executives may have pocketed big bucks with claims of customers opening new accounts. The largest banks are bigger than ever & scams continue.
Who Is Banking on The Dakota Access Pipeline
Business  (tags: charts, Energy Transfer Partners, oil and gas infrastructure, banks, billions of dollars )

Dandelion
- 462 days ago - littlesis.org
Energy Transfer Partners has a revolving credit line of $3.75 billion toward expanding its oil and gas infrastructure holdings, with commitments from 26 different banks. Charts will give you a quick overall view.
Tell Congress: Rein In "Too Big to Fail" Banks
Business  (tags: banks, money, finance, Wall Street, petitions )

Freya
- 493 days ago - signherenow.org
Wall Street greed and risky behavior is out of control and needs to be reined in. There is a simple solution: pass the 21st Century Glass-Steagall Act. Both the RNC and DNC platforms call for a new Glass-Steagall and there is bipartisan support for...
Tell Congressional Republican Leadership: Follow Your Party Platform and Reinstate Glass-Steagall
Business  (tags: banks, regulation, petitions, Republicans )

Freya
- 504 days ago - act.credoaction.com
In a shocking move last week, Republicans added a plank to their platform calling for the reinstatement of the Glass-Steagall divide between investment and commercial banking.
Most Americans Believe the Economy Is Rigged Against Them
Business  (tags: economy, US workers, Gerald Epstein, rigged economy, Americans, neoliberal government, Corporations, banks )

Dandelion
- 522 days ago - therealnews.com
Economist Gerald Epstein says U.S. workers are beginning to realize that their hardship is due to underlying workings of corporations, the banks, and neoliberal economic policies that are against their interest.
 

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