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Student Loan Collector That Harassed And Lied To Borrowers Ordered To Pay $18.5 Million
Business  (tags: Congress, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, CFPB, Financial Industry, Financial Regulation, Senate )

Judy
- 7 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Discover Bank will have to pay out $18.5 million after the CFPB found that it had deceived student loan borrowers and violated their rights, the agency announced Wednesday.
Big Money Stalls Key Dodd-Frank Anti-Corruption Rule for 5 Years and Counting
Business  (tags: corporations, multinationals, U.S., anti-corruption law, Congress, Obama, Dodd-Frank, Section 1504 Rule, Congress, natural resources, "the paradox of plenty", "resource curse", foreign countries, governments )

Judy
- 12 days ago - firstlook.org
In July of 2010, Congress gave the Securities and Exchange Commission 270 days to issue a rule on how exactly to implement it. Today, 1,821 days later, there still is no rule. Why not?
EMERGENCY REPORT - 2nd TPP Sneak Attack Coming This Tuesday!   video
Business  (tags: TPP, TAA, Congress, fast track )

Evelyn
- 45 days ago - youtu.be
Published on 15 Jun 2015 The push to ram the TPP and TTIP down our throats isn't over. They are hoping you are't paying attention. NB - check this out carefully - dates seem mistaken. Not verified.
Elizabeth Warren: No Fast Track on Trade Until TPP Is Public TAKE ACTION!
Business  (tags: TPP, Fast Track, Trade Promotion Authority, Elizabeth Warren, Congress, petition )

Judy
- 70 days ago - my.elizabethwarren.com
This week, Congress is voting on Fast Track: legislation that makes it more difficult for your member of Congress to fix -- or stop -- a bad trade deal.
No More Tax Breaks During Times of Armed Conflicts PETITION!
Business  (tags: war, democrats, republicans, obama, government, ethics, congress, americans, military, news, propaganda, violence, society, safety, politics, interesting, law, freedoms, death, americans, economy )

Robert
- 98 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
All citizens, of this country, should be willing to sacrifice to help pay for the wars that congress declares. If our men and women in the military are risking their lives the rest of us should also be willing to pay our share.
Sign the Petition: Be a Citizen Co-Sponsor of the PeopleâEUR(TM)s Budget
Business  (tags: society, safety, americans, education, freedoms, family, ethics, law, news, politics, rights, economy, congress, government, democrats, republicans, socialsecurity, corporate, money )

Robert
- 133 days ago - signforgood.com
Help create an economy that works for all of us. Set the country on the path to prosperity. Make corporations and the wealthy pay their fair share of taxes Endorse Social Security expansion.
Congress, Don't Fast Track Trade Treaties That Roll Back Food Protections!
Business  (tags: Food Industry, food supply, congress, politics, ethics, business, consumers, food security, product safety, quality )

Sabine
- 149 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
When it comes to food quality, we've been led to believe that we can vote with our dollar. But in fact, there are new trade agreements in the works that would intentionally undermine consumer choice and toxify our food supply.
Tell Senate Democrats: Dont Let The Republicans Gut Wall Street Reform - Petition
Business  (tags: Wall Street, Congress, Dodd-Frank Act, reforms, economy )

Dandelion
- 183 days ago - act.credoaction.com
If Wall Street succeeds in rolling back the reforms put in place after the 2008 financial crash, we will all pay the catastrophic price. Congress should be building on Dodd-Frank not ripping it to shreds.
Tell Senate Democrats: DonâEUR(TM)t Let the Republicans Gut Wall Street Reform
Business  (tags: Wall Street, petitions, reform, Congress, bills )

Freya
- 184 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Recently, House Republicans forced through a bill that would blast holes in Wall Street reform and put us all at greater risk of another financial crash âEUR" and more bank bailouts.
Bill 'Moyers & Company': The Long, Dark Shadows of Plutocracy
Business  (tags: government, congress, republicans, corruption, elections, ethics, economy, corporate, politics, society )

James
- 243 days ago - imagineaworldof.blogspot.com
Some people say inequality doesn't matter. They are wrong. All we have to do to see its effects is to realize that all across America millions of people of ordinary means can't afford decent housing.
Join Us in Demanding That Walmart President and CEO, Douglas McMillon, Stop Walmart's Tax-Dodging ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Business  (tags: Americans, business, corporate, Walmart, congress, taxes, tax loopholes, corruption, dishonesty, economy, government, politics, money, society, ethics, economy )

CarrieEye
- 252 days ago - act.americansfortaxfairness.org
Walmart is using tax loopholes to save $1 billion in taxes every year, on average. The massive retailer has also spent $32 million in the last five years lobbying Congress - lower taxes are its top priority.
Tell Congress: Hold Hearings On the Goldman Sachs Tapes - Petition
Business  (tags: Goldman Sachs Tapes, Petition, Sherrod Brown, Elizabeth Warren, hearings, Congress, Wall Street )

Dandelion
- 269 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Senators Elizabeth Warren and Sherrod Brown are calling for immediate oversight hearings as soon as Congress returns to work after the elections. There is new proof that little has changed in how regulators behave since the last Wall St. crash of 2008.
Bill 'Moyers & Company: Bernie Sanders on Breaking Big Money's Grip on Elections
Business  (tags: government, congress, americans, economy, ethics, activists, culture, corporate, corruption, money, politics, society )

James
- 271 days ago - imagineaworldof.blogspot.com
Bernie Sanders, Vermont's independent senator, is angry about what he sees as big money's wholesale purchase of political power. It's a grave threat, he believes, not only to our electoral process but to democracy itself.
 

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