Sources are saying that Elizabeth Warren has won a seat on the Senate Banking Committee. Almost two years after Wall Street's successful campaign to keep the consumer advocate from running the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, it seems that the incoming senator will be on the Banking Committee which would be a huge victory for progressives.
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In The Daytona Daily News, professor Rick Sheridan touts apprenticeship programs arguing that they offer a vital alternative to college for those seeking a middle class lifestyle. Sheridan notes that while the average college student will graduate with $30,000 in debt, the average apprentice will earn solid wages while learning a craft debt-free. Globally, America is lagging in the apprenticeship department with respect to young people