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Jorge Villarreal is a Next Leader at the Institute for Policy Studies.
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
To Stop Climate Change, Don’t Just Cut Carbon. Redistribute Wealth.
This year’s Democratic platform has the fingerprints of progressive movements all over it. A $15 minimum wage, a pathway to cannabis legalization, improvements to Social Security, police accountability, and financial reforms — including a tax on speculation — all make an appearance. The platform...