'Punish the Amoral Vampires': It Sure Seems Like People Want the Government to Keep Fining Big Banks

Earlier this month, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau asked for public comment on its enforcement processes, which includes the fines it levies against financial institutions for defrauding or abusing their customers. So far, pretty much everyone offering their comments seems to agree that’s a good thing. Even…

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A Partial List of Companies That Definitely Could Have Afforded to Pay Their Employees a Good Wage at Any Point Before the GOP Tax Bill

Since the passage of the GOP’s wildly unpopular and regressive tax bill, American companies have been coming out of the woodwork to announce they are using their tax windfalls to invest in their employees. Even nominally “liberal” companies like Apple and Starbucks have credited Congressional Republicans and the Trump…