Faiz Shakir

Faiz Shakir

Faiz Shakir is an American Democratic political advisor. Most recently the campaign manager for Bernie Sanders' 2020 presidential campaign, Shakir previously worked as an aide to Congressional leaders Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid, was an editor-in-chief of the ThinkProgress blog, and was the political director of the American Civil Liberties Union. 

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Over two-thirds of Americans above the age of 25 do not have a college degree. In other words, they have been the heart of our workforce. (Photo by Washington State Dept of Transportation via CC 2.0) Views
Friday, November 20, 2020
Democrats Must Commit Themselves to the Needs of Non-College Educated Workers
As President-elect Biden’s team prepares a plan to get the country back on our feet from COVID’s debilitating blow, he and his team will be considering a raft of economic proposals. But how should they assess which proposals to prioritize? We need a new lens through which to analyze economic ideas...
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