Women of color want 2020 Democrats to work for their vote

Women of color want 2020 Democrats to work for their vote

They’re a key voting bloc — and they want candidates to present policies that will help them and their communities. Women of color are poised to be a particularly powerful voting bloc in the 2020 Democratic primary — one that deserves far more attention, according to political strategists and activists. Members of this group have proven to be loyal Democratic voters and have helped deliver key wins in recent elections in Virginia and Alabama. And…

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CEOs — especially those in tech — are making more money than ever

CEOs — especially those in tech — are making more money than ever

Worker pay, however, is stagnating. Google parent company Alphabet reported this week that the median compensation for its employees was $246,804 last year, while its CEO Larry Page made just $1 in salary, the same he’s made for many years. Jack Dorsey made a combined $4.15 last year for being the CEO of both Twitter and Square, while the median wages at those companies were $172,703 and $155,200, respectively. That makes the ratio of CEO…

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Exclusive: Civil servants say they’re being used as pawns in a dangerous asylum program

Exclusive: Civil servants say they’re being used as pawns in a dangerous asylum program

Asylum officers worry they’re being forced to send some Central Americans to wait in Mexico — even when they’re in danger of persecution there. The first time that one immigration officer interviewed an asylum seeker under new Trump administration protocols, the officer went back to their hotel room, turned up the shower as hot as it would go, and tried to wash off the feeling of being manipulated. The officer had just listened to the…

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