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The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 1. Defending Consumer Protections Conservative attacks on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau are nothing new. But things recently took a troubling turn, after the CFPB made it harder for banks to exploit customers through arbitration clauses in banking contracts.

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 1. Taking Sides When Trump won the presidency, the stock market soared. Wall Street shrugged off Trump’s recklessness and unpredictability in favor of promises of tax cuts and deregulation. Writing for Vox, Roosevelt Fellow Mike Konczal explains why Democrats

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 1. REPEAL, Then REPLACE…No Wait! With no quick fix in sight for Senate Republicans (and Trump tweeting that if the GOP health care bill fails, we should totally repeal and then later replace the ACA), Roosevelt Fellow Andrea Flynn

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 1. The Second Cut is the Deepest Senate Republicans finally released their version of the American Health Care Act (aka Trumpcare) on Thursday. Among many ways to think about this devastating bill, Roosevelt Fellow Andrea Flynn shares how the

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 1. #BreakUpAmazon This morning Amazon announced its planned purchase of Whole Foods for $13.7 billion. This may sound like good news to American consumers, however, as Roosevelt’s Research Director and Fellow Marshall Steinbaum and Program Manager Eric Harris Bernstein

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 1. Unleashing Wall Street Are conservatives suffering from memory loss? House Republicans passed the Choice Act on Thursday, a sweeping deregulation of the financial sector based off a false narrative about the Dodd-Frank Act and the 2007-2008 financial

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 1. Climate Disagreement Yesterday, Trump withdrew the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement because he claimed – among other fact-free assertions – that it hurts American workers. Trump’s reasoning is dubious, at best, since his own economic agenda

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 1. Future is Female In partnership with the Ms. Foundation for Women, Roosevelt Fellow Andrea Flynn writes in our new report that progressives can’t abandon identity politics for a class-only economic approach. We need a woman-focused and women of

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 1. Ballot Box Battles North Carolina’s most discriminatory voter-suppression law might be dead but the battle is far from over in the fight to expand democratic access. The Roosevelt network rolls out their fourth week of this year’s top

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 1. Inequality is Toxic Roosevelt Fellow Susan Holmberg writes about the links between climate change and inequality, with the aim to integrate these two, sometimes separate policy agendas. Read more about how we can fight for a clean environment