Daily Clips: September 13th, 2016

Brooks finds fault with Clinton and Trump: Sure, one candidate is cozying up to the KKK, but why is another candidate sick?! How dare she! False equivalency aside, he also finds the time to throw a punch at millennials:

The rise of distrust has corroded intimacy. When you go on social media you see people who long for friendship. People are posting and liking private photos on public places like Snapchat and Facebook.

The Fed will probably not raise interest rates

Harvard Medical School study finds high drug prices in US caused mainly by government granted monopolies and market exclusivity

The parties on the eve of 2016 election: This is a really big report that is well worth your time. Here’s the main takeaway: “The Democratic Party is becoming less white, less religious & better-educated at a faster rate than the country.”

Household income rises for the first time in eight years: Terrific news not only for the economy, but also for the Democrats’ chance of keeping the White House in 2016. Also:

The poverty rate fell to 13.5 percent from 14.8 percent in 2014, the report said.

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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.