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02/22/2016 - Food For Thought: 2/22/2016

Inside Jeb Bush’s $150 Million Failure

– Politico 

Politico offers an in-depth exploration of the reasons why Jeb Bush’s presidential campaign failed, and how the mechanics of that failure may impact politics and government far beyond this election cycle.
 

Nearly 10% of U.S. Bridges Are ‘Structurally Deficient’

– Time 

Time Magazine looks at a new study showing that nearly 60-thousand bridges (the mechanisms by which products and customers get to businesses) are in need of repair.
 

Republicans Are Campaigning to Lose

– Wall Street Journal 

The Wall Street Journal’s opinion page opines that if Donald Trump emerges from the current Republican fracas then he will fail to unite the Republican Party. And, Like Barry Goldwater before him, Trump’s presence could set the table for another “Great Society” era.

 

An Outspoken Force to Give Food Workers a Seat at the Table

– New York Times

The New York Times profiles outspoken labor activist Saru Jayaraman, and examines her latest strategies to raise the national minimum wage to $15 hour and how she has won some restaurant companies to her side.