consumer protection

The Good, Bad and Ugly of Marketing 'The Lone Ranger'

The Disney blockbuster provides an opportunity for appropriation–and conversation.

Strong Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Could Protect Latino and Black Borrowers

Discriminatory housing practices are one reason why our country needs a strong Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Are Lawmakers Listening? The Consumer Watchdog Vote Will Tell

There’s a quite specific way our representatives can show if they’re listening to the growing movement: get the consumer watchdog fully up and running. And there will be many, many fights to follow.

Stuff the President DIDN'T Say in the State of the Union

There are many tough choices coming up, and consumer protection may be the biggest.

The Poverty Nation Washington Built

Record-setting 2009 poverty numbers are the fruits of decades worth of anti-government, pro-corporate politics.