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It's nothing personal, it's just business. American CEOs earn the highest executive salaries in the world, but their companies are offshoring jobs overseas for cheaper labor, saying they "have to be ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Jun 29, 2013 at 11:27 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Tonight I just watched an episode of Cold Case on TV called "Sabotage" ( 2008, Season 5, Episode 12 ). While I didn't consider this particular episode one of their better efforts, it did pertain to ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri May 31, 2013 at 11:58 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
It was a relief to hear more than a passing reference to climate change in President Obama's State of the Union Speech, including promises of more support for wind and solar power. But ...
by Consumer Watchdog
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 11:30 AM PST with 2 Recommends
I know these Diaries are read by a bunch of highly intelligent people who are well versed in many of the political intricacies of American culture and law. Indeed, better versed than I, if truth be ...
by twigg
Comment Count 40 comments on Sun Feb 10, 2013 at 09:51 PM PST with 7 Recommends
Student loans are the only type of loan in this country to be stripped of standard bankruptcy protections, and the systemic effects of this have been harmful to the public good. We urge all ...
by studentloanjustice
Comment Count 46 comments on Mon Feb 20, 2012 at 10:13 AM PST with 18 Recommends
The little guys and gals scored a victory as Woodforest Bank has agreed to refund $12 million to customers who ...
by alpolitics
Comment Count 20 comments on Wed Apr 28, 2010 at 07:11 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
Student loans have become one of the most lucrative businesses for investors at the expense of hard-working people trying to get an education.
by ckessler222
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Aug 26, 2009 at 06:27 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
The federal student loan system has been astonishingly absent of the most basic consumer protections for decades, now, and the federal government has done nothing to bring them back. Thankfully, ...
by studentloanjustice
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Aug 24, 2009 at 11:52 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
The federal student loan system- absent of nearly every standard consumer protection one can name- has been allowed go unchecked a bit too long...Finally, I can report that at long last, ...
by studentloanjustice
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Aug 30, 2009 at 11:36 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
This just struck me as odd when I read it. I was even more dismayed when public comment was disregarded. These changes serve to confuse borrowers even more than they already are. Not ...
by studentloanjustice
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Aug 23, 2009 at 03:24 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
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by studentloanjustice
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri Aug 21, 2009 at 09:51 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
With all of the din around health care reform I think its important we remember why corporate interests are vehemently against it. Its the politics stupid!
by sgwhiteinfla
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Aug 12, 2009 at 07:44 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Our great Daily Kos front pager Meteor Blades yesterday asked me to write a health care diary listing lines in the sand for ...
by jim bow
Comment Count 32 comments on Tue Aug 11, 2009 at 11:38 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
I wrote this letter to Paul LaMonica in response to his article at CNNMoney.com titled This isn't just a Wall Street Bailout . ...
by Yalin
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Sep 30, 2008 at 11:51 AM PDT with 6 Recommends