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Anatomy of a man-made disaster: 470 ways Trump failed to protect America from COVID-19 14.7.2020 Raw Story
Crises have a way of sorting the good presidents from the bad. Historians consistently rank Abraham Lincoln and Franklin Delano Roosevelt among the top three presidents for their handling of the Civil War, the Great Depression, and World War II. By contrast, the string of catastrophes that trailed George W. Bush, from Iraq to Hurricane Katrina to his obliviousness to warning signs in the […]
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FAILURE: Here are 470 ways Trump failed to protect America from COVID-19 13.7.2020 Raw Story
Crises have a way of sorting the good presidents from the bad. Historians consistently rank Abraham Lincoln and Franklin Delano Roosevelt among the top three presidents for their handling of the Civil War, the Great Depression, and World War II. By contrast, the string of catastrophes that trailed George W. Bush, from Iraq to Hurricane Katrina to his obliviousness to warning signs in the […]
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Trump Regulator Shelved Discrimination Probes Into Big Banks and Other Lenders 13.7.2020 Truthout.com
Trump Regulator Shelved Discrimination Probes Into Big Banks and Other Lenders
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REVEALED: Trump regulator quietly shelved discrimination investigations into Bank of America and other banks 13.7.2020 Raw Story
In the spring of 2018, bank regulators trained to spot discriminatory lending detected something alarming at Bank of America. The bank was offering fewer loans to minority homebuyers in Philadelphia than to white people in a way that troubled examiners from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, according to two people directly involved […]
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Anatomy of a man-made disaster: 370 ways Donald Trump failed to keep us safe from the coronavirus 22.6.2020 Raw Story
Crises have a way of sorting the good presidents from the bad. Historians consistently rank Abraham Lincoln and Franklin Delano Roosevelt among the top three presidents for their handling of the Civil War, the Great Depression, and World War II. By contrast, the string of catastrophes that trailed George W. Bush, from Iraq to Hurricane Katrina to his obliviousness to warning signs in the […]
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Corporations Are Bankrolling US Police Foundations Without Public Oversight 19.6.2020 Truthout.com
Corporations Are Bankrolling US Police Foundations Without Public Oversight
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Editorial: California needs its own Consumer Financial Protection Bureau 30.5.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Newsom's plan would plug gaps that allow some financial services companies to evade regulation in California. It would help consumers and level the playing field between regulated and unregulated businesses.

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Anatomy of a man-made disaster: 320 ways Donald Trump failed to protect us from the coronavirus 25.5.2020 Raw Story
Crises have a way of sorting the good presidents from the bad. Historians consistently rank Abraham Lincoln and Franklin Delano Roosevelt among the top three presidents for their handling of the Civil War, the Great Depression, and World War II.By contrast, the string of catastrophes that trailed George W. Bush, from Iraq to Hurricane Katrina to his obliviousness to warning signs in the housing […]
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin faces grilling about coronavirus PPP lending 19.5.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
Lawmakers from both parties have criticized the Payroll Protection Program, which initially provided $349 billion in forgivable loans to small companies but has been plagued by a host of problems.
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Trump administration says new bailout program will help 35 million Americans — it probably won’t 18.5.2020 Raw Story
Within a few weeks, the Federal Reserve will start a $600 billion lending program that the Trump administration says will help 40,000 midsized businesses that employ 35 million Americans. The Main Street Lending Program is the next marquee effort of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, which Congress passed in March. It is […]
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Big banks undercut the small-business COVID-19 loan program after Trump waved away layers of oversight 15.5.2020 Raw Story
Practically everyone’s looking for a bailout in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and the financial havoc that was the result of largely shutting down the economy. But here’s the awful truth: Thousands of small businesses never had a chance at the Paycheck Protection Program, or PPP, money that was supposed to be their life […]
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Trump Admin Says New Bailout Will Help 35 Million Americans. It Probably Won’t. 14.5.2020 Truthout.com
Experts from across the political spectrum fear the program won’t reach enough businesses or save enough ...
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Trump Administration says new bailout program will help 35 million Americans — here’s why it probably won’t 14.5.2020 Raw Story
Within a few weeks, the Federal Reserve will start a $600 billion lending program that the Trump administration says will help 40,000 midsized businesses that employ 35 million Americans. The Main Street Lending Program is the next marquee effort of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, which Congress passed in March. It is […]
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Meet the shadowy accountants who do Trump’s taxes and help him seem richer than he is 6.5.2020 Raw Story
On May 12, after a six-week delay caused by the pandemic, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in the epic battle by congressional committees and New York prosecutors to pry loose eight years of President Donald Trump’s tax returns. Much about the case is without precedent. Oral arguments will be publicly broadcast on live […]
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The Great Depression inspired the New Deal. After coronavirus downturn, what could it look like today? 26.4.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
The United States is fighting a disease that presents the country with wrenching life-and-death challenge.
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This stunningly detailed timeline of Trump’s failures shows America’s coronavirus crisis was a man-made disaster 17.4.2020 Raw Story
Crises have a way of sorting the good presidents from the bad. Historians consistently rank Abraham Lincoln and Franklin Delano Roosevelt among the top three presidents for their handling of the Civil War, the Great Depression, and World War II. By contrast, the string of catastrophes that trailed George W. Bush, from Iraq to Hurricane Katrina to his obliviousness to warning signs in the […]
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A Big Oil Bailout Would Be the Opposite of the Green New Deal We Need 17.4.2020 Truthout.com
Policy makers should let oil producers fail, and devote resources to stave off the climate crisis before it gets ...
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‘The public deserves to know’: Watchdog demands Federal Reserve release names of corporations receiving taxpayer bailouts 16.4.2020 Raw Story
“The Fed will soon lend trillions to companies. But it has not committed to disclosing which private companies are getting taxpayer-backed support. That’s wrong.” The lone watchdog on a congressional committee formed to oversee the Trump administration’s handling of a multi-trillion-dollar coronavirus bailout package demanded Wednesday that the Federal Reserve release to the public both […]
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“You Don’t Say No to Joe!”: What Biden’s Role in the Last Economic Crisis Says About How He’d Handle This One 16.4.2020 Mother Jones
Joe Biden stood before a packed room to deliver good news. At a think tank in DC, the VP geared up for a speech clearly tailored to serve as a legacy-building exercise, a signal for how he hoped to be judged as the leader of a crisis, not just the second-in-command. “The Recovery Act has played a […]
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Mega-Rich Hedge Funds Swoop Down to Grab COVID-19 Small Business Relief Funds 14.4.2020 Truthout.com
Mega-Rich Hedge Funds Swoop Down to Grab COVID-19 Small Business Relief Funds
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