One week after Facebook agreed to end its microtargeting ad system for job, housing, and loan advertisement, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development charges with housing discrimination.
“Candidates … are looking for ways to raise issues that are inherently about racial justice. They want to make sure they are mobilizing black and Latino voters,” said Maurice BP-Weeks, co-executive director of Action Center on Race & the Economy.
Stephen Moore, the conservative economist whom President Trump plans to nominate for a seat on the Federal Reserve, owes $75,000 in unpaid federal taxes, interest and penalties, according to court documents filed last year.
Income inequality and income segregation often are discussed in terms of the neighborhoods people live in. Here, the focus is on identifying where people of different incomes do or don’t encounter one another as they move about the city to work, eat, do errands, or soak up arts and culture.
Facebook has already banned white supremacy from its networks and now it is also including white nationalism and separatists to the list.
What is certain is that banks are not yet speaking with a common voice on CRA modernization, and doing so is an understandably difficult task given the growing number of business models that define modern banking.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac has a reputation of fending off attempted government reform, which is raising concerns about the amount of power they encapsulate and what they can do — avoid — with such power.
As Amazon prepares to build their headquarters in Virginia, Latino residents are preparing to fight possible displacement.
In California, housing prices are causing people to move further away from their jobs which forces them to drive to work. The increase in commuting time and traffic hold-ups are negatively impacting the environment at alarming rates.
Progressive freshmen like Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) are joining with veteran lawmakers to try to shame the lenders into taking a stand on some of the country’s most divisive issues: climate change, gun violence and immigration.