Eileen Appelbaum

Eileen Appelbaum is co-director at the Center for Economic and Policy Research.

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Investment firms have created consolidated hospital empires across America, leading to closures, higher prices, and suffering. Read more

Health and Social Policy


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The fight in Congress heats up over surprise medical billing, another abuse of the public driven by the private equity industry. Read more

, Money, Politics and Power

The private equity business model is to strip assets from companies that they acquire. The latest victims: retail grocery chains Read more

, Money, Politics and Power

From bankruptcy king to Trump’s king of commerce Read more

, Working in America

On Wednesday, Obama announced his plan to stem foreclosures across the nation. But what exactly does it hold in store for homeowners? Read more