Posts by Amy Traub

The recent State of the Union address showcased the particular brand of phony populism that Americans are coming to know all too well.  It’s a populism that demonizes immigrants as the main...
March 9, 2018 | Amy Traub
This Halloween, Donald Trump’s “friend of the working man” costume is getting increasingly threadbare. While the purported billionaire has long tried to masquerade as an ally of the little guy—a...
October 31, 2017 | Amy Traub
Earlier this week, I made the case that the massive data breach at Equifax highlights the need for better regulation and oversight of the credit reporting industry.
September 14, 2017 | Amy Traub
Your personal data was very likely stolen by hackers this summer—yet Congress wants less oversight of the company that failed to keep our private information safe.
September 11, 2017 | Amy Traub
The Missouri legislature keeps stomping on working people.
September 1, 2017 | Amy Traub
The Trump administration is getting ready to give working Americans a big pay cut.
August 7, 2017 | Amy Traub
In almost every Nissan auto plant across the world, workers are represented by a union. One exception is the facility in Canton, Mississippi, where Nissan management is bitterly opposing efforts by...
July 27, 2017 | Amy Traub
This week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) turns 6 years old. In an op-ed on, my colleague Vijay Das and I consider the vital ways the agency stands up for the interests...
July 21, 2017 | Amy Traub