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Mon Feb 11, 2019, 07:33 AM

Elizabeth Warren doesn't want 'change.' She's selling a revolution

The gateway city of Lawrence was an inspired selection as the backdrop for the start — or, more accurately, the reboot — of Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign.

As a city of immigrant workers where prosperity came to die in the early 20th century, it was the perfect place to launch fusillades against the modern-day plutocrats Warren says are ruining America, the merchants of greed who have “rigged” everything to shaft the rest of us.

Make no mistake, Warren seemed to tell us over and over, their great wealth comes as no accident. Our stagnant wages are no mere byproduct of their actions. They are the deliberate strategic outcome of the men in suits, the guys with horns.

“The richest and most powerful people in America were rich, really rich, but they wanted to be even richer — regardless of who got hurt,” Warren said, in one of her typical historical asides.

Read more: https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2019/02/10/warren-doesn-want-change-she-selling-revolution/0ylozrt5it6WQw0kVXomsK/story.html

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BeyondGeography Feb 2019 #1

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Mon Feb 11, 2019, 08:02 AM

1. Warren is the essential candidate in this race

Capital has continuously sucked up employee productivity gains. When 90-plus percent of every profit dollar goes to dividends and stock buybacks what’s left for the average worker? Until you throw a wrench into the shareholder value scam NOTHING changes.

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