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Daily Clips: June 29, 2017

World debt rose to record value last year

For the first time, all U.S. banks pass Fed’s stress tests

This chilling NRA ad calls on its members to save America by fighting liberals

Angela Merkel predicts showdown with U.S. over climate at G-20

Trump’s ‘Morning Joe’ tweet shows his ‘viciousness’ has no limit

The Ironworker running to unseat Paul Ryan wants single-payer health care, $15 minimum wage

Daily Clips: June 28, 2017

Fantastic Ben Bernanke speech on the populist wave: “When Growth is Not Enough”

The Seattle minimum wage study that’s been causing a stir this week

Why we shouldn’t drug test poor people

The Republican Waterloo

Mayors of 7,400 cities vow to meet Obama’s climate commitments

IMF lowered its forecast for the US economy growth

Daily Clips: June 27, 2017

Warren: Dems should campaign on single-payer healthcare plan

When growth is not enough | Brookings Institution

A tale of two studies: poor research leads to poor findings on Seattle’s minimum wage

Daily Clips: June 16, 2017

Senate introduces bill to end federal medical marijuana prohibition

GOP satisfaction drops 17 percent in one month

In New York City, fast-food workers may soon have a permanent voice

Amazon to buy Whole Foods for $13.7 billion in bid to become major grocer

About 4,000 more U.S. troops to go to Afghanistan

McCleary roundup: Inslee pressures lawmakers as budget talks near the brink — again

Daily Clips: June 15, 2017

How Democrats would fix Obamacare

Regulatory ‘reform’ that is anything but

Republicans are about to make Medicare-for-all much more likely

U.S. jobless claims fall, remain near 44-year low

The robot takeover is greatly exaggerated

U.K. inflation rate rises more than forecast to four-year high

The root of Appalachia’s problems

Daily Clips: June 14, 2017

Trump is deluded about NAFTA

Despite falling unemployment, U.S. wages stay stagnant

Kamala Harris is (again) interrupted while pressing a Senate witness

The solution is single-payer

The hidden cost of privatization

How companies actually decide what to pay CEOs

Daily Clips: June 13, 2017

Next up: Attorney General Sessions in the hot seat

At $75,560, housing a prisoner in California now costs more than a year at Harvard

Can McConnell sneak Obamacare repeal through while no one is looking?

The Fed and inflation. What are they going to do?

Donald Trump’s obsequious cabinet is something to behold

Republicans can’t really repeal Dodd-Frank

Daily Clips: June 12, 2017

US homeownership rate is 63.6% which is near its lowest level in more than five decades

Trump’s economic agenda doesn’t look good

The inconvenient truth of consumer debt

Hot investment tip: The health of poor children

Is slow productivity growth here to stay?

How the British right went so very wrong

Daily Clips: June 9, 2017

Dear Paul Ryan: Listen to your constituents

House GOP Votes to deregulate Wall Street and gut consumer protections

There are now 47 counties where no health plans want to sell Obamacare

Class resentment and the center-left, or the Politics of “We Are the 80%”

Poll: Dem Ossoff leads by 7 in Georgia House race

American left sees hope in Britain’s socialist surge

Daily Clips: June 8, 2017

Trickle-down lies are falling apart

Thomas Frank visits the industrial heartlands of northern England

Democrats pounce on Handel for ‘livable wage’ remark

Comey: Trump administration spread ‘lies, plain and simple’

As voodoo economics collapses in Kansas, Trump takes it national

The fallacy of endless economic growth