The Case for Fast Track Authority

The Senate Democrats feel that President Obama’s “fast track authority” for the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, which is being currently negotiated, erodes the safeguards necessary to “prevent future financial crises.” However, trade promotion authority should be considered on its own merits as a useful tool.

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10 Ideas to Save the Economy

Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich’s series of videos proposes solutions to some of our nation’s toughest challenges. The first videos are about the minimum wage to $15 an hour and key policies that will help working families succeed economically.

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This year's WOMAN ONE award-winner is the philanthropist and crusader Lynne Honickman.  Seen here at the award ceremony at the Rittenhouse Hotel on Monday , April 27, are (l to r)
Lynn Yeakel, director of Drexel's Institute for Women's Health and Leadership;  Lynne Honickman, and Dr. Daniel Schidlow, Dean of the Drexel College of Medicine.  Sister Mary Scullion and Shira Goodman, executive director of CeaseFire PA, were among the beneficiaries of Honickman's experitise and generosity who spoke about her amazing efforts.  A number of med school women students were presented, all of whom receive scholarships through the Woman One program.
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Woman One Honors Philanthropist Lynne Honickman

This year’s Woman One award-winner is the philanthropist and crusader Lynne Honickman, who, with her husband Harold Honickman and The Honickman Foundation and its affiliate, The Honickman Charitable Trust, are dedicated to supporting projects that promote the arts, education, health, social change and heritage.

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