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Sister City Relationships Boost Business in Chicago, Phoenix and S.F. (Next City)
Roosevelt Institute | Campus Network Senior Fellow for Defense and Diplomacy Nehemiah Rolle examines how these relationships allow cities to be power players in the global economy.
Why Millennials Can Fix Healthcare (Huffington Post)
Campus Network Senior Fellow for Health Care Emily Cerciello argues that Millennials’ focus on how businesses can improve society could dramatically change the health industry.
Why Dems Are Winning on Minimum Wage (Politico)
Timothy Noah points at numerous races in which raising the minimum wage is proving the perfect wedge issue, and could help to boost Democratic turnout at the polls.
What Happens When People—Rather Than Politicians—Are Given the Chance to Vote for a Higher Minimum Wage? (The Nation)
Michelle Chen says economic justice advocates see these ballot initiatives as a far more straightforward way to improve people’s lives than dealing with politicians.
Watchdog Slams Mortgage, Student Loan Servicers (The Hill)
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says it has found a broad array of illegal practices, reports Benjamin Goad, but it won’t be announcing which servicers are breaking the law.
New on Next New Deal
Roosevelt Institute Fellow Andrea Flynn introduces her series examining the ways that close-call races across the country could impact health care, economic issues, and more. The state-by-state analyses, published throughout today and tomorrow, can be found here.
Roosevelt Institute | Campus Network Senior Fellow for Equal Justice Jessica Morris says alternatives to bail would create a more just legal system in her state.