August 7, 2015 -
Fifty years after President Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act, African Americans still face voter suppression and other forms of discrimination. The NAACP and allies are marching through the South for 46 days to demand voter protections and other civil rights.
November 5, 2012 -
The biggest corporate contributor in the 2012 election so far is a mysterious Tennessee company that doesn't appear to make anything -- other than very large contributions to the conservative super PAC FreedomWorks.
February 24, 2006 -
Each year, consumers lose $25 billion due to predatory mortgages, payday loans, and other lending abuses like overdraft loans, excessive credit card debt, and tax refund loans. These nefarious banking practices strip away wealth from low-income people and communities, and transfer them to powerful finance interests.
September 30, 2005 -
Our friends at the Center for Responsible Lending have put out an alert about a growing threat to military families: payday lenders who gouge them with exhorbitant rates and fees.
June 13, 2005 -
Today the excellent Center for Responsible Lending -- based here in Durham, N.C. -- announced a major court victory out of Georgia in the ongoing battle to rein in predatory bankers, especially pay-day lending operations.