Posts by Nick Cassella

Daily Clips: April 27th, 2015

Daily Clips: April 27th, 2015

Fracturing democracies Washington Post – EJ Dionne. Mr. Dionne has the unique ability to sift through the day to day grime of politics and find distinct patterns in our political eras. In his most recent article, Dionne takes a look at a range of Western nations and how their people are all dissatisfied and angered with the
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Daily Clips: April 24th, 2015

Daily Clips: April 24th, 2015

It’s Not the 1 Percent Controlling Politics. It’s the 0.01 Percent. Mother Jones – Dave Gilson Let this sink in: About 125 Americans control more than 40 percent of election contributions. Within this article there are a couple informative graphs which show how this trend has accelerated after the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United ruling. The
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Daily Clips: April 23rd, 2015

Daily Clips: April 23rd, 2015

Democrats Are Rallying Around $12 Minimum Wage New York Times – Noam Scheiber Even Senator Schumer (hardly a bastion of progressivism) is behind the increase of the minimum wage from its current level of $7.25 to $12 by 2020. “The politics, substance and morality coincide to make it a winner issue for us in 2016,”
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