Obama’s ‘Middle-Class Economics’ Has To Be About Fairness And Prosperity

Obama’s ‘Middle-Class Economics’ Has To Be About Fairness And Prosperity

The fairer "middle-class economics" described in the State of the Union are also the right policies to help the economy grow. ...

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Chuck Schumer And The Democrats’ Identity Crisis: Economic Policy Vs. Rhetoric

Chuck Schumer And The Democrats’ Identity Crisis: Economic Policy Vs. Rhetoric

A populist message can't save the Democratic Party if its leaders continue to serve Wall Street. ...

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News Flash: Progressives Have A Winning Economic Narrative — And Democrats Who Used It Won

News Flash: Progressives Have A Winning Economic Narrative — And Democrats Who Used It Won

Democrats can connect with voters by telling a story about how they'll make the economy work for all of us. ...

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Still Fighting For Insurance Coverage In Wisconsin

Still Fighting For Insurance Coverage In Wisconsin

In Wisconsin's gubernatorial election, Medicaid coverage for 120,000 people hangs in the balance. ...

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In Colorado, A Question Of Personhood

In Colorado, A Question Of Personhood

Women's health is on the ballot in Colorado. ...

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A Crisis Turned Catastrophe In Texas

A Crisis Turned Catastrophe In Texas

The latest decision from the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals will bring Texan women to the brink. ...

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Where Does $2 Trillion In Subsidies For The Wealthiest Hide In Plain Sight? Capital Gains Tax Breaks

Where Does $2 Trillion In Subsidies For The Wealthiest Hide In Plain Sight? Capital Gains Tax Breaks

Research shows that government subsidies for the 1 percent are creating greater inequality. A new white paper by Roosevelt Institute Chief Economist Joseph Stiglitz offers solutio ...

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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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Why Are Courts Allowing Redefinitions Of Emergency Contraception?

Why Are Courts Allowing Redefinitions Of Emergency Contraception?

This post is the third 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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