Elizabeth Warren Unveils Radical Anti-Corruption Platform

Portside Snapshot - August 22, 2018

Elizabeth Warren Unveils Radical Anti-Corruption Platform

Ryan Grim

The Intercept
In a major speech at the National Press Club, she laid out the parameters of what she is calling the “Anti-Corruption Act.” It could transform the political economy of Washington and fundamentally upend the lawmaking process as it currently exists.

Fact Checkers Have a Medicare-for-All Problem

Ryan Cooper

The Week; Common Dreams
The fact that even the Mercatus Center couldn't make universal Medicare look bad is a very good sign. Fact checkers need to get a grip.

Building a Rapid-Response Network to Defend Immigrant Workers

Dan DiMaggio and Pioneer Valley Workers Center Staff

Labor Notes
In Western Massachusetts, the Pioneer Valley Workers Center has created a rapid-response network it calls “Sanctuary in the Streets” (SiS). The worker center, founded in 2014, organizes restaurant workers and farmworkers in the area.

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