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Go Ahead, Back Hillary Clinton and Forget All About Her Record
Go ahead and support Hillary Clinton, those of you for whom having the first female president is the top priority. She is by far preferable to Carly Fiorina, though of course no match for likely Green Party candidate Jill Stein (I know: You want to win). Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a principled and...
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Hillary, Bernie, and the Banks
Giant Wall Street banks continue to threaten the wellbeing of millions of Americans, but what to do? Bernie Sanders says break them up and resurrect the Glass-Steagall Act that once separated investment from commercial banking. Hillary Clinton says charge them a bit more and oversee them more...
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Clinton's Big Wall Street Reform Plan: Not Reinstating Glass-Steagall
'Her continued rejection of a new Glass-Steagall is troubling'
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Amid the Crowing of the GOP and Clinton, Sanders Is on the Rise
How easy it is to mock the Republican candidates. They’re the gang in the clown car climbing all over each other to offer a reactionary message of disarray that has all but destroyed the chances of the Bush family dynasty continuing. But isn’t that a grand achievement for the democratic process?...
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Feel the Bern: Sanders and the Power of Grassroots Fundraising
The Washington Post on Saturday reported that Hillary Clinton has launched “an intense press to stockpile campaign dollars in the final days of the quarter, aiming to build a war chest big enough to eclipse what is expected to be a healthy fundraising haul by Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont.” Say...
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Bernie Bashes Billionaires in Big Apple, Challenges Dem Establishment in NH
Sanders tells NH crowd he doesn't want billionaires' money—"We're going to do it on our own."
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When the Next Crisis Comes, Which Movements Will Seize the Opportunity?
You, too, could be caught in a situation where people are ready for an alternative, yet your group has none to offer. It’s understandable. We who work for change seem years away from convincing a critical mass of people that it is both stupid and wrong to have a school-to-prison pipeline, or a rate...
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Clinton Challenged to Break Up—and Break Up With—Wall Street Banks
Comments from progressive Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, Clinton's chief rival, highlight former Secretary of State's ties to financial elite
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Could Warren's New Bill Force 2016 Contenders to Tackle Too-Big-To-Fail Banks?
'If banks want to engage in high-risk trading, they can go for it—but they can’t put the taxpayer on the hook for some of that risk,' says Sen. Elizabeth Warren
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All In with Jeb: The Bush Family Goes for Number Three (With the Help of Its Bankers)
[ This piece has been adapted and updated by Nomi Prins from her book All the Presidents' Bankers: The Hidden Alliances That Drive American Power , recently out in paperback (Nation Books). ] It’s happening. As expected, dynastic politics is prevailing in campaign 2016. After a tease about as long...
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