Daily Clips: April 26, 2017

Tax Cuts Pay for Themselves? Revival of Contested Theory: “Contested”

Obama’s getting paid $400k to speak for a Wall St investment bank: This made me so angry. Here’s a guy that clearly has no bloody clue about how to appeal to a nation that is mired in economic inequality. Maybe now that he’s president he doesn’t care, but if that’s the case, he’s half the man I thought.

Sanders and 21 Democrats introduce bill to raise minimum wage to $15 an hour

The Raise the Wage Act of 2017, which Sanders and Murray will unveil later today, would hike the minimum wage for the first time in a decade, raising it to $9.25 immediately, and inching it up to $15 by 2024, while simultaneously raising the minimum wage for tipped workers.

Why regulators won’t confront big banks

America’s rich get richer and the poor get replaced by robots

The U.S. makes it easy for parents to get college loans—repaying them is another story

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Nick Cassella
Nick Cassella graduated from the University of St Andrews in Scotland in 2014. After graduating, he worked on the Initiative 594 campaign before joining Civic Ventures, where he now manages Civic Skunk Works' social media presence.