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Consumer rights activism news and analysis from The Nation

  • May 20, 2010

    Any Given Sunday

    We can’t get financial reform on the scale we need without embarrassing people.

    Chris Hayes

  • May 12, 2010

    United We Stand to Audit the Fed

    Nation DC Editor Chris Hayes guest-hosts the Rachel Maddow show and reports on the “remarkable” showing from the Senate as they unanimously voted to audit the Federal Reserve.

    Chris Hayes

  • May 12, 2010

    United We Stand to Audit the Fed

    Nation DC Editor Chris Hayes guest-hosts the Rachel Maddow show and reports on the “remarkable” showing from the Senate as they unanimously voted to audit the Federal Reserve.

    The Rachel Maddow Show

  • May 11, 2010

    Senate Votes to Audit the Fed

    After years of being dismissed and disregarded, the "Audit the Fed" movement—with a remarkable left-right coalition—wins a 96-0 vote in the Senate.

    John Nichols

  • March 15, 2010

    Dodd’s Not-Independent Consumer Watchdog

     Dodd’s bill puts a strong cop on the beat. But the same regulators who’ve already failed us would look over its shoulder.

    Kai Wright

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  • November 30, 2007

    Stop the Subprime Tsunami

    Predatory lending is the biggest economic crisis since 1929, especially for the black and brown people caught in its grip.

    Rev. Jesse L. Jackson

  • March 8, 2007

    Who’s Afraid of Gardasil?

    A medical breakthrough has provoked opposition from conservatives, consumer advocates and antivaccine groups.

    Karen Houppert

  • January 11, 2006

    Part D From Outer Space

    The Bush Administration’s ill-advised new prescription drug program could destroy Medicare as a benefit for all Americans.

    Trudy Lieberman

  • August 14, 2003

    Money for Nothing

    Activists say no to corporate giveaways.

    Bobbi Murray

  • July 31, 2003

    Victory at McDonald’s

    Watch for William Greider’s forthcoming book The Soul of Capitalism: Opening Paths to a Moral Economy, due in bookstores in early September. Click here for info on the book and original reflections and riffs from Greider.

    William Greider

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