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  • Modern Day Robber Barons Siphon Away Economic Impact Payments

    By Paul Bland Executive Director It reads like a plot from a 21st century Charles Dickens novel: More than 40 million unemployed. Nearly 100,000 dead in the United States alone. 3.6 million homeowners unable to pay their mortgages. And, to add insult to injury, businesses snatching…

  • Peloton’s Cycle of Broken Promises

    “Pedaling a Stationary Bike” by dfmobile is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 As lockdowns and quarantines continue across the country, and Americans look to maintain as much of their usual routine as possible while the COVID pandemic disrupts so many aspects of everyone’s lives, we learned this week of…

  • Being Arrested Doesn’t Take Away Your Consumer Rights

    Appeals Court Deals a Blow to the Prison-Industrial Complex By Karla Gilbride Cartwright-Baron Staff Attorney On any given day in the United States, some 2.3 million people are locked up between state and federal prisons, local and county jails, and immigration detention centers. That’s more…