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AFR Release: Lawsuits Challenge Trump-Mulvaney Attempt to Take Over CFPB

Share this Page: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 10, 2018 CONTACT:Carter 251-6700 Lawsuits Challenge Trump-Mulvaney Attempt to Take Over CFPB Americans for Financial Reform and the Center for Responsible Lending hosted a press call today with leading experts to discuss two ongoing lawsuits concerning the CFPB director and the administration’s attempts to destroy the CFPB’s independence. Below are a few select quotes from the participants below: “The legal fight here is far from over. … We’re still at the beginning of this litigation, not the end. And when we’re at…

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The Big Picture: Far Right Mobilization in 2017

About Spencer Sunshine Memorial for Heather Heyer in downtown Charlottesville. Photo: Courtesy of Bob Mical via Flickr. In the United States, 2017 was a banner year for fascist and related far right activism. There were arguably the highest levels of public demonstrations by the Right since the last wave of Klan and neonazi activity in the 1980s and ‘90s. A main driver was the Alt Right, a new, digitally focused approach to White nationalism that has caught the cultural zeitgeist. It acted in tandem with the Alt Lite, an offshoot movement that shares enthusiasm…

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