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Daily Topics - Thursday November 12th, 2015

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Daily Topics - Wednesday November 11th, 2015

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Would "Democracy Vouchers" make a difference?

Seattle is proving to be the birthplace of new, progressive policies. Last year, that city was the first in our nation to pass a $15 minimum wage.

Last week, they were the first to pass a new public campaign finance initiative to put democracy back into the hands of voters.

Daily Topics - Tuesday November 10th, 2015

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Daily Topics - Monday November 9th, 2015

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Full Text of TPP Shows it's A Bad Deal For All.

We've known for decades that free trade agreements are bad news for American workers. But, now that the full text of the Trans Pacific Partnership has been released, we know that this massive trade deal is a major threat to our environment as well.

Daily Topics - Thursday November 5th, 2015

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The Corporate Contributions to Extreme Inequality

When we talk about fixing income inequality in this country, we typically focus in on taxing the rich to redistribute wealth down to the working poor. But, we often forget about all the income that's constantly being redistributed up to those at the top.

The great Republican fear campaign has struck again.

Last night, voters in Houston, Texas went to the polls and rejected their city’s new anti-discrimination law.

The vote wasn’t even close, with a full 63 percent of voters opposing the measure.

Daily Topics - Wednesday November 4th, 2015

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Free Trade Is Killing White American Men

The death rate of middle aged white American men without a college degree, men born between 1945 and 1965, has increased sharply over the last decade.

That's according to new research by a husband and wife team - including 2015 Nobel Laureate in Economics Angus Deaton.

Daily Topics - Monday November 2nd, 2015

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GOP Has Turned into a Race Among Oligarchs to Own Everything

Ben Carson’s pathetic attempt to equate Hitler and pro-gun control Democrats was short-lived, but the specter of fascism is still haunting the 2016 presidential race.

When news first broke that Marco Rubio had won the support of billionaire Peter Singer, the media jumped on it as a sign that Rubio, a junior senator from Florida, was now the top “establishment” Republican candidate for president.

It's time for the FEC to do their job!

Despite the fact that we're in the heat of election season, the agency charged with protecting the process is laying down on the job. That's why groups have begun calling on the Federal Election Commission to get to work.

Latest Headlines

One Iowa Caucus Delegate Comes Down To Coin Toss

The Iowa caucus convener flipped a coin. Bernie Sanders supporters called "heads" and it landed on tails.

Bernie Sanders leads Hillary Clinton by 31 points in N.H.: Poll

Sanders was at 61 percent support in the University of Massachusetts Lowell/7News poll, followed by Mrs. Clinton, at 30 percent

Martin O'Malley suspends presidential campaign after Iowa caucuses

The announcement came after O'Malley barely registered in Iowa against his better-known rivals Clinton and Sanders, failing to meet already low expectations

A Progressive Economy Can Rebuild America!

Regardless of which presidential candidate you vote for in November, you might want to take a second look at progressive economic policies.

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