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MORNING MESSAGE Greg Chung Mayor Pete, It’s Time To Get Big Money Out Of Your Campaign What will it take to get big money out of politics? As a voter and a student, that’s what I want to know from any candidate who wants my vote, so I asked Mayor Pete Buttigieg this...

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MORNING MESSAGE Payday Lenders Use Installment Loans To Evade Regulations Paige Marta Skiba, Caroline Malone Installment loans seem like a kinder, gentler version of their “predatory” cousin, the payday loan. But for consumers, they may be even more harmful. In fact,...

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MORNING MESSAGE Thom Hartmann Is It Time To Regulate Or Nationalize Facebook? Has Facebook gone from merely being a destination on the internet to something so interwoven in our lives that it should now be considered part of the commons and regulated as such? Is it...

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MORNING MESSAGE Andrea Flynn What Breast Cancer Taught Me About Unequal Health Care Every weekday for six weeks this fall, I had radiation for early-stage breast cancer. October 9th was my last treatment. This journey has been a lesson in privilege, structural...

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MORNING MESSAGE Sam Pizzigati Will The 2020 Contenders Take On Inequality? Is America’s political discourse on inequality finally getting real? In the early going of the 2020 presidential campaign, this has become a question worth asking. White House hopefuls have...

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MORNING MESSAGE Thom Hartmann Why Have No Republicans Turned On Trump? There is a very simple reason why some Republicans voted for the impeachment proceedings against Richard Nixon, but none have so far broken ranks against Trump. That reason is a corrupted U.S....

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