Daily Clips: September 9th, 2016

NYT Editorial Board warns that debate moderators must hold candidates accountable: I feel like that point should go without saying…but here we are.

Police-involved injuries of civilians rises nearly 50%, says Harvard study:

The rate of serious injuries caused by police and private security increased nearly 50% from 2001 to 2014, according to a new study from Harvard public health researchers that looked at emergency room visits.

Marijuana legalization could help solve the heroin epidemic

Review of the US stock market and economy: Eddy Elfenbein’s excellent blog, Crossing Wall Street, has a terrific post on the state of the US economy (he does these every couple of weeks, it seems). He, like most honest people, doesn’t have a great idea as to whether or not we are performing well or not. Or in his words:

The big takeaway is that the economy is slowly improving. Sure, it’s certainly not great. But it’s getting better. With each jobs report, I’ve been keeping a close eye on wages. The good news is that Americans are finally getting a pay raise. It’s been years since we could say that.

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Nick Cassella

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