When the Maine Center for Economic Policy joined a dozen nonprofit labor, business, senior, economic justice, and community organizations from Maine to call for stronger federal consumer protections against predatory
New television ads airing in Maine are criticizing Second-District Republican Congressman Bruce Poliquin for voting to “end the Medicare guarantee” in favor of higher profits for insurance and drug companies.
A new consumer guide released by the Maine Bureau of Consumer Credit Protection shows that even with Maine’s current regulations on predatory lending, many people remain vulnerable to the predatory
Ben Chin dives into a review of America’s Kingdom: Mythmaking on the Saudi Oil Frontier, his first summer reading recommendation.
In this week’s episode of the Beacon Podcast, Ben and Mike discuss new support among small business owners for the minimum wage campaign, the announcement of new federal payday lending
This morning in Kansas City, Missouri, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) head Richard Cordry formally unveiled a long-awaited proposal to rein in the worst practices of the payday lending industry.
The Maine Center for Economic Policy has joined hundreds of civil rights, consumer, labor, faith, veterans, seniors, and community organizations across the nation to strongly urge its Congressional Delegation to
This week on the Beacon Podcast, Ben and Mike have a conversation with Ryan Greenwood, director of movement politics for National People’s Action on the national context and philosophical grounding of the
I support Bernie Sanders for President of the United States. With all my heart. He is a candidate that inspires strong emotion. He is a candidate who inspires love. Judging