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Are Obama’s New Corporate Tax Rules Working? (Melissa Harris-Perry)
As guest host, Roosevelt Institute Fellow Dorian Warren moderates a discussion of corporations’ attempts to dodge paying taxes through loopholes like inversion.
Unemployment is Finally Under 6 Percent, But Don’t Expect a Raise Anytime Soon (WaPo)
Matt O’Brien says that while the September jobs report was solid, continued “shadow unemployment” and low wage growth will keep the Fed from increasing interest rates just yet.
Facebook’s Bus Drivers Seek Union (NYT)
The drivers who shuttle Facebook employees to their Silicon Valley offices, unhappy with their low pay and difficult split shift schedule, are seeking to unionize through the Teamsters, writes Steven Greenhouse.
The U.S. Has a Jobs Crisis. Here’s How to Fix It (The Guardian)
Heidi Moore speaks to four experts – two politicians and two economists – about the best ways to solve the jobs crisis. Common themes include immigration reform and a minimum wage hike.
Huh? Walmart Foundation Battles Hunger As Walmart Workers Turn to Food Stamps (Inside Philanthropy)
David Callahan critiques Walmart for its big charitable push to solve hunger when it has been widely documented that its own workers are relying on the social safety net to eat.
U.S. Restaurant Patrons Support Minimum Wage Hike (Reuters)
Lisa Baertlein contrasts the restaurant industry’s lobbying against raising the minimum wage with a new survey that shows broad support for a higher wage among its customers.
New on Next New Deal
Roosevelt Institute Fellow Andrea Flynn explains how the latest court decision on Texas’s anti-abortion laws will bring Texas women’s access to reproductive health care to the brink of disaster.
Roosevelt Institute | Campus Network National Director Joelle Gamble says the President would be better served by focusing on local rather than federal initiatives to improve the economy.