Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. Why You Shouldn’t Marry for Money (The Nation) Roosevelt Institute Fellow Mike Konczal and Bryce Covert explain why the conservative idea of reducing poverty and inequality by promoting marriage won’t actually work. Nobel Prize-Winning Economist Reveals Why Robots Really Are

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Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. Take 5: CTU’s Fight Against Risky Financial Deals, Ed Policy Under Rauner (Catalyst Chicago) Roosevelt Institute Fellow Saqib Bhatti criticizes the Chicago Public Schools for diving deeper into overly risky financial deals, which he says were misrepresented by the banks.

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Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. Ebola and Inequality (Liberian Observer) Roosevelt Institute Chief Economist Joseph Stiglitz says the Ebola crisis reveals the absolute need for a government role in health care. Drug companies aren’t creating cures for diseases that primarily impact the poor. Don’t Forget

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Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. Selling Fast (Boston Review) Roosevelt Institute Fellow Mike Konczal reviews three books, using the first, a history of the shift from commission-based public service to salaries, as background for the later two, on recent changes to policing and teaching. Obama’s

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Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. There will not be a new Daily Digest on Tuesday, November 11, in observance of Veterans Day. The Daily Digest will return on Wednesday, November 12. The Fight Against Obamacare Continues (Melissa Harris-Perry) Roosevelt Institute Fellow Dorian Warren says that

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Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. Most Expensive Off Year Election in History (Real News Network) Roosevelt Institute Senior Fellow Thomas Ferguson says that the huge sums spent on this election created races in which the Democrat sounded as corporate as the Republican. What Democrats Get

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Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. Understanding the Electorate (All In with Chris Hayes) Roosevelt Institute Fellow Dorian Warren says that political parties need to figure out a way to engage voters outside of the electoral cycle if they’re going to increase turnout in the midterms.

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Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. Will the GOP Make a Move on Minimum Wage? (MSNBC) Roosevelt Institute Fellow Dorian Warren suggests that the business wing of the Republican Party could push for a higher minimum wage because of stagnant demand. GOP: From Shutdown Villains to

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Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. The Latest Debate Over Taxing the Rich Misses One Crucial Fact (The Nation) Roosevelt Institute Fellow Mike Konczal and Bryce Covert point out that taxes don’t just bring in revenue: they alter the very structure of the economy, including incentives

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Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. The Cliff and the Slope (Medium) Roosevelt Institute Fellow Susan Crawford breaks down a new study explaining how Internet service providers’ fights with Netflix have caused major connectivity problems for unrelated users. Janet Yellen’s Remarks Trigger Inequality Debate (MSNBC) Ned

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