“I feel bitter when I look at the cavernous gulf between rich and poor, the irresponsibility that caused the global financial crisis, the weak and divided responses to climate change, and the failure to achieve the Millennium Development Goals. The opportunity to build a safer, fairer and more united world has been largely squandered.”
~ Mikhail Gorbachev
Consumer agency wants oversight of debt collectors, credit bureaus – The Washington Post
The business interests and their Congressional toadies won’t let it happen, but it’s certainly time.
Despite the best efforts of the Republicans in Congress, the US ended the year with a surge of hiring, adding 200,000 jobs; unemployment rate at 8.5 percent – The Washington Post.