The Dangerous Myth of Deregulation

by Robert Reich Trump and his appointees are on a binge of deregulation that masks another kind of trickle-down economics, where the gains go to the top and the rest of us bear the risks… Read More

Op Ed: Whitehouse Ethics Cobwebbed Office

by Richard Spisak No one ever visited The White House ethics lawyer They didn’t need his kind they said They’d rather play a Russian mogul’s whore in bed. They often said they rather duck into… Read More

Kavanaugh won’t commit to recusal from Trump, Mueller-related matters

At his Senate confirmation hearings next week, Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh is not expected to offer any commitment to recuse himself from cases involving investigations of President Trump, including a possible constitutional fight… Read More

Trump privately revived the idea of firing Sessions this month, according to people familiar with the discussions

President Trump, who levied extraordinary public attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions in recent weeks, has privately revived the idea of firing him in conversations with his aides and personal lawyers this month, according to… Read More

Student Loan Watchdog Quits, Says Trump Administration ‘Turned Its Back’ On Borrowers

The federal official in charge of protecting student borrowers from predatory lending practices has stepped down. In a scathing resignation letter, Seth Frotman, who until now was the student loan ombudsman at the Consumer Financial… Read More