Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. Annual Bank Profit Falls for First Time in Five Years (WSJ) Victoria McGrane says the trend is primarily because seven of the 10 largest banks posted lower earnings, while other parts of the banking sector, like community banks, are thriving.

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Allowing guns on campus won’t reduce sexual assault on campus – instead, it will increase the risk of homicide. Two years ago, Republican leaders released a post-mortem analysis of the 2012 election in an effort to better understand how they lost the single woman’s vote by 36 percent. The 100-page report recommended that GOP lawmakers

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Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. GOP Health Plan Would Leave Many Low-Income Families Behind (The Hill) Roosevelt Institute Fellow Andrea Flynn explains how the Republican substitute for the Affordable Care Act would leave people with higher costs, worse coverage, and fewer protections. Walmart Sends Wage

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Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. Obama Shames Companies Who Don’t Want to Provide Health Insurance (Melissa Harris-Perry) As guest host on Melissa Harris-Perry, Roosevelt Institute Fellow Dorian Warren examines the president’s comments about a Staples policy that prevents workers from obtaining insurance. The State Where

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Family planning is both vital for econoimc stability and a solid investment with strong returns, so why wasn’t it better funded in the President’s budget? Last week President Obama unveiled a 10-year budget that reflects the ambitious and progressive agenda he laid out in his State of the Union address. With investments in infrastructure, education,

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Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. Under GOP Plan, Pay More for Junk Insurance, Leave More Uninsured (The Hill) Roosevelt Institute Senior Fellow Richard Kirsch breaks down the Republican plan for replacing the Affordable Care Act, which he says will allow barebones high-cost plans instead of

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A youth advisory committee for the Department of Health and Human Services has the potential to reduce the costs of chronic disease for generations to come. In the United States, chronic diseases including heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and obesity are among the most common, costly, and preventable of health problems. Half of all adults

Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. Budget Day Feels a Lot Like Groundhog Day (Marketplace) Roosevelt Institute Fellow Mike Konczal says that year after year, the president’s budget tried to compromise with Republicans from the start, but this year’s has broken off that routine. Obamacare is

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Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. Don’t Trade Away Our Health (NYT) Roosevelt Institute Chief Economist Joseph Stiglitz argues that the Trans-Pacific Partnership’s intellectual property agreements will raise drug prices unnecessarily and slow innovation. Obama Veers Left (Politico) Ben White speaks to Roosevelt Institute Fellow Mike Konczal

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As economic inequality takes center stage in politics, it’s important to remember that reproductive justice and bodily autonomy are just as essential for secure lives. Yesterday’s 42nd anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision prompted a week of stark contradictions. Thousands of anti-choice protesters descended on Washington yesterday while the House of Representatives