Wednesday, November 13, 2013

IN THE NEWS
The Shamelessness of Bankers
RJ Eskow, Blog for Our Future
Bank executives have displayed disrespect for both law and regulation, that they are not worthy of the public’s trust, and that they are culturally impaired at a profound level.

House Republicans Prepare the Next Obamacare Repeal Bill, in Disguise
Joan McCarter, Daily Kos
Republicans want the status quo health system in which millions are losers in the health care game because of pure chance.

Poll: Americans Overwhelmingly Support Increase in Minimum Wage
Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams
New Gallup poll shows 76% of Americans want wage to increase; trend shows consistent support for increased federal minimum wage.

Candidate or Not, Elizabeth Warren has the Right 2016 Message
John Nichols, Common Dreams

As America Slides toward Dickensian Nightmare, Novelist of the 99% is Trending Big-Time
Lynn Stuart Parramore, AlterNet
Charles Dickens is a man for our season, an artist who got people to think about economic injustice.

Top Democratic Pollster Says Don’t Mess with Social Security – Or Else Face the Wrath of Voters in 2014
Steven Rosenfeld, AlterNet
http://admin.alternet.org/economy/fixing-and-expanding-social-security-wildly-popular?akid=11138.9992.F_elLt&rd=1&src=newsletter923131&t=13

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