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By in World on May 2, 2017
WORLD • Opinion
Don’t Bank on Bankruptcy for Banks
October 18, 2017

As a part of their efforts to roll back the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act, congressional Republicans have approved a measure that would have courts, rather than regulators, oversee megabank bankruptcies. It is now up to the Trump administration to decide if it wants to set the stage for a repeat of the Lehman Brothers collapse in 2008.

International Editorial
The White House Sees Only Dollar Signs in the Arctic
October 19, 2017
With subterfuge and an ear for those who can gain financially, the administration pushes to drill oil and mine gold in fragile areas.
Congress, End the Health Care Chaos. You Have 9 Million Kids to Protect.
October 19, 2017
The Children’s Health Insurance Program has had bipartisan support, as does a compromise to save Obamacare. Republicans could wreck both.