Posts filed as “Economics”

Elizabeth Warren: From Consumer Advocate to United States Senator

No doubt Republicans are now wishing they had not opposed ’s appointment to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. ’s victory in the Massachusetts Senate race this evening is a huge victory for consumers – and a huge loss for the banking industry, which poured millions of dollars into the coffers of the incumbent, Republican ...Read more.

Stop the New York City Marathon

Here’s the ground situation: lower in the dark, with thousands upon thousands of senior citizens trapped in unheated high rise apartments, with many beginning to run short of food and water. Parts of Staten Island are a scene of mass destruction, with several dozen dead or missing, with untold numbers of homes damaged or destroyed. ...Read more.