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11/2/2016 | Published by: Politico
11/2/2016

Donald Trump isn't crazy to attack the Fed

Donald Trump isn't crazy to attack the Fed

Today, as the Federal Reserve meets to set monetary policy, it will also be bracing for another round of attacks from Donald Trump. In one of the many twists of this strange election season, Trump...

11/2/2016 | Politico | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
11/1/2016 | Published by: Next City
11/1/2016

How Cities and States are Taking the Lead on Immigration Reform

How Cities and States are Taking the Lead on Immigration Reform

As attacks on immigrants grow more vocal and more galling this election season, it can be easy to feel sickened and lose hope. Across the country, millions of hard-working immigrants are trapped...

11/1/2016 | Next City | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
11/1/2016 | Published by: The Colorado Independent
11/1/2016

Total spending on Colorado campaigns initiatives nears $48 million so far

Total spending on Colorado campaigns initiatives nears $48 million so far

More than $3 million in contributions aided the slate of statewide initiatives in the final campaign finance reporting period before next Tuesday’s election, with more than $1 million in last-...

11/1/2016 | The Colorado Independent | Raising the Minimum Wage
10/31/2016 | Published by: Forbes
10/31/2016

In The Battle To Raise Minimum Wages, Businesses Opposed Are Outgunned

In The Battle To Raise Minimum Wages, Businesses Opposed Are Outgunned

This is the third post in a series about ballot measures to raise the minimum wage in Colorado and three other states. The first post introduced a restaurateur in Denver who supports the increase...

10/31/2016 | Forbes | Raising the Minimum Wage
10/28/2016 | Published by: The American Prospect
10/28/2016

Can New CEO Tim Sloan Fix Scandal-Plagued Wells Fargo’s Corporate Culture?

Can New CEO Tim Sloan Fix Scandal-Plagued Wells Fargo’s Corporate Culture?

Scandal-plagued Wells Fargo’s recent selection of long-time bank insider Tim Sloan to replace John Stumpf as its CEO has done little to mollify critics, given Sloan’s central management role...

10/28/2016 | The American Prospect | Advocating for Housing Justice

Watch My Morning Jacket’s Jim James and Andrew Bird Play New Version of “Sic of Elephants”

In July, Andrew Bird began a new series called “Live From the Great Room,” where he performed an acoustic set in his living room with a guest. Today, he’s released an updated version of Soldier On...

10/27/2016 | Pitchfork | Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy
10/26/2016 | Published by: Wall Street Journal
10/26/2016

Transcript: WSJ Interview With Philadelphia Fed’s Patrick Harker

Transcript: WSJ Interview With Philadelphia Fed’s Patrick Harker

Patrick T. Harker, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, sat down for an interview with The Wall Street Journal’s Michael S. Derby on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016. Here is a transcript...

10/26/2016 | Wall Street Journal | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
10/25/2016 | Published by: The Bluegrass Situation
10/25/2016

LIKE WOODY GUTHRIE BEFORE THEM, ROOTS MUSICIANS TAKE ON TRUMP THROUGH SONG

LIKE WOODY GUTHRIE BEFORE THEM, ROOTS MUSICIANS TAKE ON TRUMP THROUGH SONG

If there are two American figures one would least expect to be connected, they may well be Woody Guthrie and Donald Trump. Guthrie, one of the most revered political songwriters ever to put pen to...

10/25/2016 | The Bluegrass Situation | Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy
10/24/2016 | Published by: Truth-Out
10/24/2016

New Layers of Dirt on Charter Schools

New Layers of Dirt on Charter Schools

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10/24/2016 | Truth-Out | Organizing for Education Justice
10/24/2016 | Published by: Minnesota Post
10/24/2016

Minnesota’s other racial disparity: voting

Minnesota’s other racial disparity: voting

Minnesota consistently ranks at the top in terms of voter turnout. It earns accolades for the quality and competence of its election administration. Recently Secretary of State Steve Simon...

10/24/2016 | Minnesota Post | Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy

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