Posts by 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 30, 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 10, 2017 | Amy Traub
The Missouri legislature keeps stomping on working people.
August 31, 2017 | Amy Traub
The Trump administration is getting ready to give working Americans a big pay cut.
August 6, 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 26, 2017 | Amy Traub
This week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) turns 6 years old. In an op-ed on Univision.com, my colleague Vijay Das and I consider the vital ways the agency stands up for the interests...
July 20, 2017 | Amy Traub
In an otherwise bleak landscape for progressive policy, the Fight for $15 has been one of a very few rays of light. Since the day in 2012 when 200 fast food workers in New York City walked out on...
June 28, 2017 | Amy Traub