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Government-Sponsored Retirement Plans for Private-Sector Workers Fall Short

By GREGORY N. HEIRES www.thenewcrossroads.com
The government-promoted plans let employers completely off the hook and put the entire burden of retirement savings and investment management on workers. They put another nail in the coffin of traditional plans in which employers share the expense.

Trolls Are Sowing Discord Between Sanders and Warren Supporters

Joel Bleifuss In These Times
At the debates, Sanders and Warren have stood shoulder to shoulder, defending Medicare for All from tepid centrists. The two are longtime political allies. It's time for their supporters to do the same, and not get baited into flame wars.

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The Powerful New Idea in Elizabeth Warren’s Labor Platform

Shaun Richman In These Times
The biggest innovation in Warren’s platform is a private right of action in the federal courts against employers. The biggest disappointment of Warren’s labor plan is her studious avoidance of a just cause right to your job, as Sanders has proposed.

Sanders' and Warren's Small $$ Is Beating Big $$

Thomas Kaplan New York Times
Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have each raised over $24 million over the past three months. They’ve both shunned wealthy donors, yet they’re way ahead of everyone else.

Tidbits - Oct. 3, 2019 - Reader Comments: Impeachment; Global Climate Strike; Peggy Lipschutz Remembered; Science Education; Venceremos Brigade; Holocaust Partisans; China at 70; Resources; Announcements - New York, Brooklyn, New Haven, more...

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Reader Comments: Impeachment; Global Climate Strike; Peggy Lipschutz Remembered; Science Education; Venceremos Brigade; Holocaust Partisans; China at 70; Mexico; Women's Work; Resources; Announcements - New York, Brooklyn, New Haven, and lots more..

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Do Rank-and-File Workers Support Sanders or Warren?

Chris Brooks Organizing Upgrade
Just like in any union organizing drive, the Sanders campaign can win only if there is enough on-the-ground organizing to have one-on-one conversations that can move voters beyond their fear, uncertain, and doubt.

Sanders and Warren: The Need For a Progressive Front

The Organizing Upgrade Editorial Collective Organizing Upgrade
We believe that base building groups should assert themselves in the primary process and we believe firmly that the different decisions groups reach to endorse either Sanders or Warren should not produce irresolvable contradictions.
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