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EPI News 9/30/2016


EPI’s Lawrence Mishel on MSNBC

On Thursday, EPI’s Lawrence Mishel appeared on MSNBC’s “All in with Chris Hayes” where he discussed Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s trade policy. Mishel points out that Trump is running a “trade scam” by supporting the traditional corporate agenda of tax cuts for corporations and the wealthy.


Event: Notorious RBG? Meet Audacious Bessie Margolin

EPI will host a discussion with Marlene Trestman, whose book, Fair Labor Lawyer, profiles Bessie Margolin. Margolin’s extraordinary career at the US Department of Labor included winning a remarkable 93 percent of the cases she argued before the Supreme Court.  Panelists are Solicitor of Labor Patricia Smith, Sally Greenberg of the National Consumers League and Fatima Goss Graves of the National Women’s Law Center. Join us on October 5 in DC.


EPI’s Daniel Costa testifies before Indiana Senate

EPI’s Daniel Costa testified before the Indiana Senate, Select Committee on Immigration Issues.  He discussed his research on the impact of immigration on workers and on wages.