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Senator Elizabeth Warren at Netroots Nation 2018

Warren tells her own story to show how radically government has abandoned its responsibility to help the poor and working class. A speech about fighting the politics of division in the age of Trump.

Elizabeth Warren Proposes a Second New Deal

Harold Meyerson The American Prospect
Her new bill would compel corporations to dump “maximizing shareholder value” and put worker representatives on their boards.

China’s Bigger Economic Threat

Walden Bello The Nation
Would the US be better off helping stabilize the Chinese economy, rather than gearing up for a trade war?

How Costa Rica Gets It Right

Joseph E. Stiglitz Project Syndicate
How has a country of under five million become a world leader in democratic, sustainable, and inclusive economic growth? The answer lies in its people's belief in focusing on the welfare of all citizens.
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