Fighting Bad Science In The Senate

Fighting Bad Science In The Senate

The Senate hearing for the Women's Health Protection Act shows just how important it is for women's health advocates to push for the facts. The propensity of anti-choice advocates ...

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Port Drivers Take On Low Wages In An Industry Built On A Lie

Port Drivers Take On Low Wages In An Industry Built On A Lie

Port truck drivers aren't independent contractors: They're employees of companies that pay them too little for long hours, with no benefits or worker protections. It’s a David and ...

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CEO Performance Pay Is Bad For Everyone Except CEOs

CEO Performance Pay Is Bad For Everyone Except CEOs

Executive compensation is soaring while workers and taxpayers feel the squeeze. A new Roosevelt Institute white paper explains why. Americans hate the fact that CEOs of big corpor ...

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The Stiglitz Code: How Taxing Capital Can Counter Inequality

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 Stigl ...

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For U.S. Mothers, Conservative Policies Can Be Deadly

For U.S. Mothers, Conservative Policies Can Be Deadly

This post is the first in the Roosevelt Institute's National Women's Health Week series, which will address pressing issues affecting the health and economic security of women and ...

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Cliven Bundy’s Window Into The War On The Poor

Cliven Bundy’s Window Into The War On The Poor

Republicans were quick to distance themselves from the Nevada rancher after his remarks about slavery, but he points to a deeper issue with conservative policy. It’s tempting dism ...

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The Pay’s The Thing: How America’s CEOs Are Getting Rich Off Taxpayers

The Pay’s The Thing: How America’s CEOs Are Getting Rich Off Taxpayers

Income inequality will continue to rise unless we close the performance pay loophole and curb the growth of executive compensation. For more, see "Fixing a Hole: How the Tax Code ...

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In The Wake Of McCutcheon, Can Democracy Tame Capital?

In The Wake Of McCutcheon, Can Democracy Tame Capital?

With wealth concentrating in the hands of the few, and the Supreme Court handing even greater political power to those with big money, what can be done to protect democracy? The S ...

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Taking On Big-Business Wage Theft

Taking On Big-Business Wage Theft

Lawsuits show that the fight against wage theft is heating up, but workers shouldn't have to sue their employers to get paid what they're owed. Despite the extensive press coverag ...

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The ACA In Threes: The Good, The Bad And The Ways To Make It Better

The ACA In Threes: The Good, The Bad And The Ways To Make It Better

With the first open enrollment period ending Monday, consider some successes, outrages, and bug fixes for the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  The Good: Three Big Successes of ACA: The ...

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