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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau news and analysis from The Nation
February 15, 2018
Elizabeth Warren’s ‘Big Fight’ Against Monopolies
Warren speaks to
about power, markets, and breaking up corporate giants.
January 24, 2018
The Trump Administration Just Gutted Payday-Lending Regulations
Under Trump appointee Mick Mulvaney, the CFPB is making it easier for predatory lenders to take advantage of the most vulnerable consumers.
January 3, 2018
The CEO of Wells Fargo Might Be in Big, Big Trouble
A group of plaintiffs in Utah, with the help of some US senators, have put the executive in a jam.
December 20, 2017
The 2017 Progressive Honor Roll
Resistance was the watchword this year. These honorees not only refused to go backward; they challenged old orthodoxies.
November 28, 2017
The CFPB Case Is a First Look at Trump’s Legal System
A Trump-appointed judge will hear a challenge to Trump’s legally dubious move.
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October 4, 2017
The Equifax Apology Tour Is an Insulting Charade
CEOs will express remorse; some might even be fired. But in an oligarchy like ours, nothing will change.
September 15, 2017
Betsy DeVos Is Helping Education Profiteers Rip Off Students
Left for dead under Obama, the industry is suddenly getting everything it wants.
August 4, 2017
The Quiet Audacity of the Democratic ‘Better Deal’
An alphabet soup of new agencies could shake up federal oversight.
July 11, 2017
There Is One Federal Agency That Is Still Doing Its Job
Picking a fight with Trump, Richard Cordray and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau are making it easier to sue banks.
April 21, 2017
The CFPB Just Sued a Crooked Mortgage Servicer, but Indicted Itself
The lawsuit against Ocwen is welcome, but should have happened four years ago.