Swimming Against the Loan Sharks, By Liz Ryan Murray, Inequality.orgCongrats to the American governments Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) for their proposal to finally regulate 'payday loan' companies.
Companies such as Moneymart, Pay Day King, Pay Day America, Advance America are loan sharks who prey on the poor.
Not surprisingly, the the proposal is opposed by Community Financial Services Association of America (CFSA), the folks who represent these crooks who insist that they are lovely people who are just providing a valuable service to the downtrodden.
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The real pity is that the World Court doesn't charge her with war crimes for what killing innocent civilians in the Middle East and Africa, and that the people of America don't recognise that electing her will represent a victory for the big banks, the military industry, and government-level corruption.
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Forgive me for stating the obvious, but if a community or neighbourhood is ill-served by the police department (or garbage department or tree-trimming department) then the folks of that community should just kick out the incompetent government service - the cops in this case - and do the job themselves.
Come on fellow Black Folks.... have we forgotten what Marcus Garvey, Malcolm X, Huey Newton, and the Guardian Angels have taught us about the need for self-reliance?
Read the story about yet another murder by cops on BBC News