28 October 28, 2021

Consumers’ Research Campaign Exposes BlackRock Ties to China

Christian Whittle2021-10-28T14:47:21+00:00October 28, 2021|

By Christian Whittle On Wednesday, Oct. 27, Consumers’ Research, Consumers’ Bulletin’s parent organization, launched a multi-million-dollar campaign highlighting the ties between the Chinese government and BlackRock. The nation’s oldest consumers protection organization hopes to expose the close relationship maintained by the Chinese Communist Party and the world’s largest asset manager. Consumers’ Research released a television advertisement to [...]

30 September 30, 2021

Consumers’ Research Interview with Lowell Randel of the Global Cold Chain Alliance

Christian Whittle2021-10-01T15:04:54+00:00September 30, 2021|

By Christian Whittle A recurring theme of the coronavirus pandemic has been the breakdown of global supply chains. In the U.S., factory shutdowns, material shortages, and a dwindling labor force created a slew of bottlenecks in 2020, pushing inflation rates to record highs. Shortages and logistic crises impacted many industries, but few saw the pandemic's widespread impact [...]

29 July 29, 2021

Consumers’ Research Senior Research Fellow Professor Tom Miller Speaks to Senate Banking Committee on Interest Rate Caps

Christian Whittle2021-07-29T20:08:41+00:00July 29, 2021|

By Christian Whittle On July 29, Consumers' Research Senior Fellow Professor Tom Miller, Jr. joined several witnesses to testify before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban in a hearing entitled "Protecting Americans from Debt Traps by Extending the Military's 36% Interest Rate Cap to Everyone." Professor Miller testified on his research into the [...]

6 July 6, 2021

Consumers’ Research Interview with Economist Joe Carson

Christian Whittle2021-07-06T20:52:50+00:00July 6, 2021|

By Christian Whittle The rapid rise in inflation seen in 2021 caught many off guard. The Federal Reserve went into the year expecting some price increases but assured the public that any rise in inflation resulted from a base effect from the pandemic and supply bottlenecks. Then in May, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) jumped [...]

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