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Many U.S. Financial Activities Still Unregulated
- Jan. 3rd,
U.S. regulation is piecemeal and many essential financial activities remain
completely unregulated, says a recent Congressional report.
Private Insurance Helps Create Spiraling Health Care
- Jan. 7th, 2010
Private insurance companies often appear to be part of the problem rather than
the solution to spiraling U.S. health care costs.
Why Current U.S. Health Care Reform Should Die
The House and Senate bills fail to provide the comprehensive care needed to
keep down current spiraling costs.
U.S. Drug Monopolies Behind Huge Price Increases
From 2000 to 2008, 416 brand-name drug products had extraordinary price
increases ranging from 100 percent to 499 percent.
Bankers Too Often Act Against Our Interest - Top
- Jan. 22nd, 2010
Bankers too often have financial reasons to perform socially destructive
actions, states leading economist Joseph Stiglitz.
Gov't Report Exposes Wall Street Gambling
- Jan. 27th, 2010
Over-the-counter derivatives are unregulated, and apparently little information
is available about the extent of possible losses.
Public Info Slim On U.S. Arms Exports
- Jan. 31st, 2010
Great improvements could be made on US arms transfer reports, and often with
little to no cost.