Dean Baker for Truthout: A job guarantee may be a good aspirational goal, but we have a lot of messy work that we have to deal with first.
A GOP bill would neuter the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau so that it no longer serves as a watchdog against the predatory practices of financial institutions.
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