New articles in Corporatism: regulations repealed or ignored

Eric Lipton and Danielle Ivory, Under Trump, E.P.A. Has Slowed Actions Against Polluters, and Put Limits on Enforcement Officers read
Georgina Gustin, Congress Questions Pruitt on Industry’s Growing Influence in EPA read
Courtney Flatt, Oil Train Safety Rules Getting Rolled Back By Trump Administration read
Heidi Shierholz, News from EPI › Proposed rule would protect employers who steal workers’ hard-earned tips”Under the administration’s proposed rule, as long as the tipped workers earn minimum wage, the employer can legally pocket those tips.” read

New articles in Corporatism regulations repealed or ignored: by financial institutions

William Black, Top Bank Fraud Expert: ALL of the Big Banks’ Profits Come from FRAUD. watch

Mark Karlin, Big Bank CEOs Get the Benefit of Fraud Without the Accountability. read

Yves Smith, Deutsche Bank Unlikely to Get Much of a Break From the DoJ’s $14 Billion Mortgage Fine Target. read

New articles in Corporatism regulations repealed or ignored: by financial institutions

William Black, Top Bank Fraud Expert: ALL of the Big Banks’ Profits Come from FRAUD. watch

Mark Karlin, Big Bank CEOs Get the Benefit of Fraud Without the Accountability. read

Yves Smith, Deutsche Bank Unlikely to Get Much of a Break From the DoJ’s $14 Billion Mortgage Fine Target. read

New articles in Corporatism regulations repealed or ignored: by financial institutions

Pam Martens and Russ Martens: Wall Street’s Protection Racket: Mandatory Arbitration. “A Federal agency, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), proposed in May that financial institutions be forced to stop banning class action lawsuits through their mandatory arbitration agreements and that they submit arbitration filings and awards to the CFPB as a monitoring agency.” read

Ed Caesar: DEUTSCHE BANK’S $10-BILLION SCANDAL How a scheme to help Russians secretly funnel money offshore unravelled. read

New articles in Corporatism regulations repealed or ignored: by producers of goods and services

Pam Martens and Russ Martens: Wall Street’s Death Puts: Here’s What the SEC Didn’t Tell You. “There’s a lot more to this story than the SEC is sharing with the investing public. It’s time for prosecutors with criminal powers to step into the void.” read

Robert Reich on corporations that regard fines as “costs of doing business.” read

New articles in Corporatism: regulations repealed or ignored

Thom Hartmann op-ed on TiSA. “Activists from the right and the left have been working hard to raise awareness about the dangers of the TPP and its transatlantic cousin, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). read

But by far the most sweeping deal that’s being negotiated in secret and largely overlooked by activists is the Trade in Services Agreement, also known as TiSA.

New articles in Corporatism regulations repealed or ignored: by producers of goods and services

ExxonMobil probe and states’ protections. “A pact that 15 U.S. states signed to jointly investigate Exxon Mobil Corp for allegedly misleading the public about climate change sought to keep prosecutors’ deliberations confidential and was broadly written so they could probe other fossil fuel companies.” Fead on. read

New articles in Corporatism: regulations repealed or ignored

Michael Lewis on how SEC allows Wall Street excesses. read

Stacy Mitchell: After 3 decades of neglect, will anti-trust laws again be enforced (as per DNC platform). read

Randeep Ramesh: 1MDB, “what Loretta Lynch, the US attorney general, described last week as “the largest kleptocracy case” in US history. read