Predatory Lending Preys on Working Families, But Lobbyists Throttle Roundhouse Efforts to Cap Rates

Today we reprise a post done almost two years ago. It outlines the shameless practices of the predatory lending industry in NM and the heinous efforts of lobbyists and some legislators to do the lending industries bidding and throttle all efforts to regulate. The post updates the excellent work done by Meg Meltz in describing…

The Wizard Behind the Curtain Subverting Efforts to Address Climate Change and Economic Injustice

Reports on a number of Roundhouse events with Sen. Wirth and Speaker Egolf and a discussion of the need for a new economic system with links to 3 old Retake posts that are entirely germane and an abstract from a Utah prof who describes succinctly why we can’t address climate change within capitalism. Well worth…