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New Sanders Posters Channel The New Deal’s Spirit

Their message is simple: “Not me, Us.”

February 23, 2016

What “Socialism” Means To Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton — And You

Bernie Sanders assures voters that he is running to win and there is no reason to doubt him. But win or lose, his campaign nevertheless is proving highly educational for Americans perpetually perplexed by the meaning of “socialism.” Or as Sanders sometimes specifies, “democratic socialism,” or the even milder “social democracy.”

November 6, 2015

The Stiglitz Code: How Taxing Capital Can Counter Inequality

Nobel-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz argues that tax reform is the key to addressing inequality in a new Roosevelt Institute paper released today. Click here to listen to Stiglitz describe the key arguments of the paper. Click here to read his recent congressional testimony on why inequality matters and what can be done about it. The American economy is at a crossroads. […]

May 28, 2014

4 Things The Koch Brothers Love About Big Government

They head the largest private oil company in the United States, rake in billions of dollars in profit, and pour millions into political campaigns and lobbying efforts. They are the Koch brothers, Charles and David, and they absolutely hate “crony capitalism” – except, of course, when it benefits them. For years, the brothers, who run […]

April 9, 2014

Obama Should Look To Roosevelt In Fight Against Inequality, Right Wing

Seventy years ago, on January 11, 1944, President Franklin Roosevelt delivered his 11th Annual Message on the State of the Union. The United States was at war.  But the president spoke not only of the struggle and of what Americans had to do to hasten victory over the Axis Powers. He also spoke of what […]

January 11, 2014