Elizabeth Warren

Trump’s Immigration ‘Bill of Love’ Full of Poison Pills

January 10, 2018

Trump version of the DREAM Act includes a number of anti-immigration policies, such as funding the infamous border wall. Time is running out to find a permanent legislative solution to protect hundreds of thousands of DREAMers from deportation, says United We Dream’s Gregory Cendana

2020 and the Fight Within the Democratic Party

November 28, 2017

Nina Turner talks with Paul Jay about the struggle within the Democratic Party in the lead-up to the 2020 elections

Trump’s CFPB Pick Will Likely Spell Bad News for Consumers

November 17, 2017

The good news is that President Trump has been slow to nominate heads for regulatory agencies, says white-collar criminologist Bill Black. The bad news is that Trump will pick someone eventually to replace Richard Cordray

Elizabeth Warren: The Democratic Party Needs to Be Held Accountable

November 3, 2017

The DNC and Democratic Party have ignored reconciling their treatment of progressives since the 2016 Presidential Election.

Wall Street Wins as Senate Blocks Consumer Protection Rule

October 25, 2017

The Senate voted 51-50 to repeal a rule that would have made it easier for consumers to sue the financial institutions that defraud them. The move is “outrageous,” says white-collar criminologist Bill Black. “It should be a national scandal, and require resignations in disgrace”

Senator Warren: Equifax Profits from Data Hack While Consumers Pay the Price

October 4, 2017

Economist Bill Black says he’s skeptical that either Equifax or its former CEO Richard Smith will be held accountable for the breach that affected an estimated 145.5 million people

Democrats Are Out of Step with Their Base on Israel-Palestine

May 9, 2017

Ali Abunimah of The Electronic Intifada says Democratic politicians, even progressives like Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, are out of touch with their supporters when it comes to defending Palestinian rights

Health Care

April 6, 2017
Improving access to affordable prescription drugs would significantly lower costs of health care and allow the government to fund clinical drug trials and produce generics says Dean Baker of CEPR

Puerto Rico ‘Rescue’ Bill to Reinforce Colonial Relationship with US

July 1, 2016

The Puerto Rico debt bill “will impose a fiscal control board that is going to watch out more for the billionaires and millionaires in Wall Street than it is going to watch out for the millions of Americans living on the island,” said activist Julio Lopez. The legislation will create a federal oversight board appointed…

Three Financial Crimes that Show How the DOJ “Went Easy” on Wall Street

January 31, 2016

Public Banking Institute’s Ellen Brown breaks down Senator Warren’s report which highlights how the DOJ and regulators give corporate criminals slaps on the wrists and free rein to operate outside the law