Consumer agency angers big money with rules aimed at fairness

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) Director Rich Cordray stated that his agency is moving forward with rule making to limit forced arbitration clauses in consumer financial services contracts, angering Republicans but emboldening consumer advocates. “I applaud Director Cordray and the CFPB for moving…

Sanders proposes bipartisan pre-primary debates

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who announced in April that he is running for president, offered a unique idea for the Democratic Party this year — include Republican candidates in the primary-season debates. In a letter to Democratic National Committee Chairman…

Greece is a Nation Under Occupation

Image by DonkeyHotey via Flickr by Andrew Gavin Marshall Writer, Dandelion Salad andrewgavinmarshall.com In the early hours of Thursday morning, July 16, the Greek Parliament passed a host of austerity measures in order to begin talks on a potential third…