Credit reports and scores control access to public goods people need. Yet, in the midst of a global pandemic and economic collapse, remaking the nation’s credit reporting system is not the top concern.
November 16, 2020
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Corporate America took a stand for equality and democracy against the state of Georgia. Yet, the unbalanced economic system they’re part of creates an opportunity to reassess corporate power in our society.
Sergio Ramirez's case, TransUnion v. Ramirez, reveals how credit reporting companies like TransUnion have little incentive to invest in making credit reports more accurate and avoiding serious mix-ups.
On the 56th anniversary of Bloody Sunday, President Biden announced an Executive Order requiring federal agencies to submit plans to the White House within 200 days on how they can promote voter registration for eligible persons they serve.
The For the People Act outlines a vision of what’s possible when our nation lives up to its promise of being a place where all people can lift their voices via their votes and their small dollar contributions.
"…Black and Latinx borrowers [are] more likely to be denied credit than white borrowers and more likely to be charged higher interest rates on everything from home mortgage loans, to credit cards, to car loans. It’s just one of many ways the financial deck is stacked against Black and brown
"By ensuring that voters with limited English proficiency can access ballots, vote-by-mail requests, and other materials in Spanish, today’s settlement is one more positive step in the pursuit of a just, inclusive, multiracial democracy.”