A democracy regulates corporations to protect people from concentrated power. If we let concentrated power make decisions for us, we end up getting dragged off of airplanes.
The Terminator rule is nonsensical in the extreme and violates all administrative procedure and law when it comes to forming regulations and rules.
Underlying Trump's plan to "eliminate" government regulations is the premise that "government regulation" is itself a bad thing. And underlying that is the premise that government of by and for the people itself is illegitimate.
As the economy slows, are candidates offering solutions that will help? Or are they proposing the same old anti-government austerity, tax cuts and deregulation they always do?
This week's news about VW is hardly an isolated case of corporations defrauding the public, That's why we need an entity more powerful than these corporations whose purpose is to protect the public.
Fox's Maria Bartiromo and former Bush Sec. of Labor Elaine Chao, conveniently forgot to mention Chao's husband, Mitch McConnell when talking about the slow economic recovery we've had since her former boss almost put us into a depression.
Fox News, Sunday Morning Futures, Sept. 6, 2015. Read more... http://crooksandliars.com/2015/09/fox-allows-elaine-chao-omit-damage-her
There are many things that can be done to protect this vulnerable workforce, from better recordkeeping to more targeted OSHA inspections, to reforming the way insurance companies write workers' compensation policies.
Bitcoin is a new way to widen the inequality gap, courtesy of the techno-libertarian class.
Volcker Rule Set for Dec. 10 Approval by U.S. Regulators
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