"When the top 10 percent gets 100 percent of the income growth over the course of a generation, then the America of opportunity is vanishing." --Elizabeth Warren

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BBJ’s Bombshells, or What’s the Matter With Marty Walsh?

Today is the big unveiling of the 2.0 version of Boston 2024's plan. Watch this space... - promoted by david

Dear USOC: It’s Not Just Us. Interest in Olympic Hosting Is Low

Helpful analysis. - promoted by Bob_Neer

Experts Need Not Apply: Economists Excluded From Olympic Study Committee

Unbelievable. Actually at this point, all too believable. - promoted by charley-on-the-mta

Risky Business: The Olympics Have a 100% Chance of Going Over Budget

Your Sunday wonk post. - promoted by david

Not That Bad Is Not Good Enough: More Reasons to Oppose TPP

An interesting issue. And in a related story, check out the Globe piece on Elizabeth Warren's increasing influence - at the expense of the president. TPP figures heavily. - promoted by david

No Contest: Warren Smacks Down Obama

If only Obama had embraced the people who voted for him in 2008 (and again in 2012) rather than pushed them away, he might not have been the disappointing president he has been. - promoted by Bob_Neer

Cullen Wants Protests Over Cop’s Death

Good post. Of course Officer Moore's death is a horrible tragedy. But what would the protest that Cullen wants be about? Maybe about too easy access to guns ... I could get behind that. But I doubt that's what Cullen had in mind. - promoted by david

Mad as a March Hare: Charter School Propaganda Month Continues

It's funny, because Scot Lehigh seems to think this study should pretty much end the debate. And he's always been pretty fair-minded on this topic. ;-) - promoted by david

But Seriously Folks… White Shoe Lawyers to Sue Commonwealth on Civil Rights for Charter Schools

Baker Appoints Committee to Tell Us What We Already Know? Maybe, Maybe Not.

If this committee provides Baker et al with political cover for the proper, necessary, and overdue investments, then great. - promoted by charley-on-the-mta