By Greg Palast, Reader Supported News As a card-carrying progressive, I’m told I must never write about Senator Elizabeth Warren unless I first shout, “Warren akbar!”—Liz is Great!—while bowing reverentially towards Boston.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) laid out a new plan to dramatically lower the federal student loan interest rate on Thursday… READ MORE The post Sen. Warren: Higher Ed, Not Debt appeared first on Affordable Schools Online.
"Do we invest in students, or millionaires?" she asked. The post Elizabeth Warren: Let’s Tax Millionaires To Lower Student Loan Interest Rates appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The Two-Income Trap, by Elizabeth Warren and Amelia Warren Tyagi (her daughter), explains the dynamics that has left U.S. middle class families in a fragile financial state. The book is from 2003, and thus is from the era before the financial crisis. Show More Summary
If you haven’t heard, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren has introduced a bill to prohibit the use of credit checks during the recruiting process. This is sure to be an interesting legislative debate and one worth watching. Not just...Show More Summary
The respected Massachusetts senator wants to help the poor and and a flagging U.S. Postal Service by turning “post offices into loan-sharking bodegas in low income neighborhoods… giving out short term loans to the desperate poor against...Show More Summary
Sharp piece by Russ "Mugger" Smith at SpliceToday. He takes aim at the heartfelt belief among progressives and liberals that there is some sort of groundswell for left-wing populism as personified by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.).Show More Summary
ABC News: What happens when you mix FDR-style populism with a Paul Krugman-esqe love of wonky policy? You get the so-called "Warren wing" Democratic candidates. They are an eclectic mix of upstarts, largely political outsiders, who are running with freshman Massachusetts Sen. Show More Summary
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Not Elizabeth Warren. Warren could defeat Hillary, but it would be a slugfest because there is no way Warren could insulate herself from attacks by the Clnton machine and media sycophants. There’s only one person who would have wha...
Ours since 9/11 has been a time of Zen moments. They forecast a future seen now through a glass darkly, later to become clear. The British parliament's recent vote not to follow President Obama into combat in Syria was a Zen moment, changing...
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren has proposed expanding post office offerings to include banking as a way to bring more basic services to low-income neighborhoods. According to a YouGov/Huffington Post poll this month, the idea has...Show More Summary
By a 44-37 margin, Americans support replacing predatory cash-advance companies with the U.S. Postal Service. The post Poll: Americans Like Elizabeth Warren’s Call To Replace Payday Lenders With Post Office Banking appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s populist crusade has a new objective: preventing “a corporate capture of the federal courts.” The Massachusetts Democrat and progressive heroine graciously concedes that “there are some really talented judgesShow More Summary
On Wednesday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) called on her colleagues in the Senate to reduce interest rates for Americans crushed by student loan debt, and pay for it by closing tax loopholes for the rich. Last summer, after a rancorous...Show More Summary
On Tuesday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) called on the heads of the Federal Reserve, the US central bank that sets monetary policy and helps regulate Wall Street, to take a more active role in bank...Show More Summary
Two Democrats, Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Representative Elijah E. Cummings of Maryland, are recommending that the Fed’s board of governors formally vote on significant enforcement actions rather than delegating authority to its staff.
Have I mentioned recently that I love being able to say “my Senator, Elizabeth Warren”? From Boston.com: Democratic U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Dick Durbin of Illinois stopped by a burrito chain restaurant in Boston on Monday to advocate for an increase in the state and federal minimum wage. ‘‘No one who works [Read more...]
(Credit: Lauren Windsor) Last week, Elizabeth Warren had another one of those moments that reminds all of us who want justice and accountability for Wall Street, and unrigged financial markets for the rest of us, why she is our hero....Show More Summary
Last week, Elizabeth Warren had another one of those moments that reminds all of us who want justice and accountability for Wall Street, and unrigged financial markets for the rest of us, why she is our hero. She was once again asking...Show More Summary