Economic Policy Institute

Economic Policy Institute

@EconomicPolicy

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The people's think tank. Putting workers first since 1986.

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Joined on June 22, 2009

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We looked inside some of the tweets by @EconomicPolicy and here's what we found interesting.

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BREAKING: The U.S. House just voted to increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2025.

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.@econjared on 4 mistakes economists have gotten wrong for decades: "I cannot overemphasize the importance of recognizing who benefits and who loses from these economic mistakes, because that difference is why these mistakes persist."

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These "ten truths about the economy," from @amyhanauer, are spot on:

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The share of income going to the top 1 percent has risen dramatically following drastic cuts to top tax rates—and that's before the Trump @GOP's latest round of tax cuts for the rich.  https://www.epi.org/publication/epis-model-federal-budget-and-tax-plan/ …

The share of income going to the top 1 percent has risen dramatically following drastic cuts to top tax rates—and that's before the Trump @GOP's latest round of tax cuts for the rich. https://www.epi.org/publication/epis-model-federal-budget-and-tax-plan/ …

Parents told they could lose kids over unpaid school lunches | Via Associated Press

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We stand with Johns Hopkins Hospital nurses! Johns Hopkins Hospital must treat patients and nurses with the dignity they deserve!

We stand with Johns Hopkins Hospital nurses! Johns Hopkins Hospital must treat patients and nurses with the dignity they deserve!

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Eugene Scalia has spent his career fighting for the interests of financial firms, corporate executives, and shareholders rather than the interests of working people. https://www.epi.org/press/statement-on-trump-dol-nominee/ …

Scalia at @USDOL is "another fox-guarding-the-hen house selection that defines the Trump cabinet" via @hshierholz.

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Quoted @EconomicPolicy

Eugene Scalia has spent his career fighting for the interests of financial firms, corporate executives, and shareholders rather than the interests of working people. https://www.epi.org/press/statement-on-trump-dol-nominee/ …

We do not -- at this moment in history -- need to put a hungry fox in charge of our chickens. @hshierholz @EconomicPolicy

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The #RaiseTheWage Act passed the House! Workers did this—and workers will keep winning, no matter what setbacks we face—until we all have dignity and fair pay at work.

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Eugene Scalia has spent his career fighting for the interests of financial firms, corporate executives, and shareholders rather than the interests of working people.

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Three economists with 3 policies that would help American families: @AlanAAja1 @bklyncollege411 (jobs guarantee), @EileenAppelbaum @ceprdc (paid family and medical leave), @metaCoop @EconomicPolicy (overtime protections)

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ITEP
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Saving a few dollars on school supplies or a home generator purchase will not change the fact that most state tax systems assess a higher tax rate on low- and moderate-income families than the top 1 percent. https://itep.org/sales-tax-holidays-an-ineffective-alternative-to-real-sales-tax-reform-2019/ …

Saving a few dollars on school supplies or a home generator purchase will not change the fact that most state tax systems assess a higher tax rate on low- and moderate-income families than the top 1 percent. https://itep.org/sales-tax-holidays-an-ineffective-alternative-to-real-sales-tax-reform-2019/ …

UPS trucks lack air conditioning. The climate is getting hotter. That means more heat injuries on the job for UPS drivers.

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CEPR
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"The US, unlike virtually all developed countries, does not have government-mandated vacation time...To find out which countries have the most mandated vacation days off, 24/7 Tempo reviewed data from the @ceprdc among other sources to compile our list."

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Au pairs - 10,000 of them! - to be paid in a settlement in a case brought by the amazing @daveyseligman and @TowardsJustice.

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Many long-time USDA employees don’t want to relocate to Kansas City. That means the agency is about to lose highly skilled and qualified people in “brain drain” that could echo for years.

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“It’s long overdue. It’s what we really need and what we really deserve,” Bettie Douglas, a McDonald’s worker who has been working at the fast-food chain for 13 years, earning $7.25 nearly the entire time.” #fightFor15 #RaiseTheWage

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The "natural rate" of unemployment; everybody benefits from trade; budget deficits crowd out pvt investment; min wg's hurt low-wg workers. These 4 big, persistent economic mistakes have been extremely costly & we really need to stop making them.

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"Minimum wage is a women's issue and an economic justice issue." -@RepJayapal and Rep. @AyannaPressley in @TeenVogue

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