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Hillary Clinton Seeks End to Gender Violence by Terrorist Groups (CBS News)
Clinton also spoke about issues of violence against women in the U.S., reports Hannah Fraser-Chanpong, reiterating her stance that domestic violence requires criminal, not cultural, responses.
White House Photo Ops, Old School (NYT)
Roosevelt Institute Senior Fellow David Woolner says the new Ken Burns film The Roosevelts: An Intimate History highlights the interconnectedness of the lives of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor.
Shareholders Say, ‘Show Me The Money’ (In These Times)
David Sirota explains the fight over corporate political spending disclosures. A proposed Securities and Exchange Commission rule has significant public support – and plenty of corporate pushback.
- Roosevelt Take: Roosevelt Institute Fellow Susan Holmberg looks at the costs and benefits of mandating corporate political spending disclosure.
Workers Go on Strike at Hammond Automotive Seats Plant (Chicago Tribune)
The workers are “tired of being treated like fast-food industry employees,” writes Alexandra Chachkevitch. They are asking for the elimination of a salary cap instituted during the financial crisis.
Workers in Maine Buy Out Their Jobs, Set an Example for the Nation (Truthout)
Rob Brown, Noemi Giszpenc, and Brian Van Slyke explain why the creation of the Island Employee Cooperative in Deer Isle, Maine is a particularly groundbreaking achievement.
New on Next New Deal
Roosevelt Institute Fellow Mike Konczal counters libertarian arguments, showing that the profit motive is bottom-up: asset forfeiture in non-Federal cases is driven by local policy.