Daily Clips: September 1st, 2016

Trump flip-flops on immigration: A truly flexible candidate.

Robots, growth, and inequality: An amazing read—the authors do a thorough job of attacking the basic assumptions made around robots and growth. As many of our readers know, this is a subject that is near and dear to us (listen to our podcast episode here).

Minimum-wage hikes go straight to the ballot: Arizona, Colorado, Washington, and Maine will all have ballot initiatives that will seek to raise the wage—an incredible success for the movement. Advocates believe that all four measures will pass this November.

Georgetown panel urges university to apologize for its role in slavery: Read the panel’s report here.

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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.