This week’s Audit looks at a few issues that were top priorities for progressives in 2007 that are yet to be addressed, from the faltering U.S. financial system to the Employee Free Choice Act.
|By: TheMediaConsortium Tuesday May 5, 2009 6:26 am|
This week’s Audit highlights the bank lobby’s ability to torpedo critical legislation to prevent foreclosures, as everyday workers struggle to cope with the consequences of the banking industry’s excess.
|By: TheMediaConsortium Tuesday April 28, 2009 6:16 am|
This week’s Audit takes a look at the credit card legislation moving through Congress that will rein in abusive lenders. While the bank lobby has hampered progress in both the House and Senate, President Obama’s entrance into the debate last week could be a catalyst for the implementation of meaningful new consumer protections.
|By: TheMediaConsortium Tuesday January 13, 2009 7:38 am|
It’s been another exciting and frightening week for the U.S. economy.
As the debate heated up over the economic stimulus package, the Department of Labor announced that the unemployment rate jumped to 7.2% and retirement accounts continued to dissolve. Nevertheless, the overwhelming deterioration creates an enormous opportunity for President-elect Barack Obama to overhaul the U.S. economy. What should be done? Find out it the latest Weekly Audit!