Morning Reads: Kiev Is Burning; Kansas Pols Are Pro-Child Beating
February 20, 2014

Via Moyers & Company:

Good morning — and a happy 74th birthday to Smokey Robinson! Here are some of the stories we’re reading this morning…

Kiev on fire –> The Ukraine Ministry of Health reports 25 dead, including police officers and a journalist, in continuing street violence. At Mother Jones, Eric Wuestewald offers an explainer that has all the background you need.

CBO lobs another grenade –> The Congressional Budget Office projected that hiking the minimum wage to $10.10 would raise incomes for 25 million people, but cost 500,000 jobs. The Nation’s George Zornick reports that CBO’s pro...

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