Isaiah J. Poole

Isaiah J. Poole

Isaiah J. Poole is the editorial director of The Next System Project, a project of the Democracy Collaborative.

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Fear The CBO Minimum Wage Report
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Monday, February 10, 2014
A March In North Carolina For The Soul Of America
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Wednesday, December 25, 2013
This Trade Fight Is Against ‘Global Apartheid’
During the commemorations this month of the life of South African freedom fighter Nelson Mandela, only occasionally did the media touch on the unfulfilled dreams of economic equality for black South Africans. And when they did, they almost never explored the role global trade deals are playing as dream-killers on the African continent and around the globe.
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Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Let the Sun Shine In: The Rightwing Attack on Our Solar Future
Now the Koch brothers are coming after my solar panels. I had solar panels installed on the roof of our Washington, D.C. home this year. My household took advantage of a generous tax incentive from the District government and a creative leasing deal offered by the solar panel seller.
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Thursday, November 14, 2013
Paul Ryan Gets 700,000 ‘No’ Votes on Social Security Cuts
Rep. Paul Ryan now has a clear, unmistakable message about where the American Majority stands on his ideas for cutting Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid benefits – no, no, 700,000 times no.
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Sunday, June 02, 2013
Social Security Report Takeaway: Keep Calm And Strengthen Benefits
On Friday, the Social Security trustees released their annual report , and regardless of what you might hear otherwise from the chattering class, the underlying message is that there is no need to consider cuts in Social Security or Medicare benefits. In fact, we can and should increase benefits by taking a couple of basic, straightforward steps.
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