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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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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Good News For Progressive Economics: Big Thinkers Like Piketty Are Back In Vogue

Good News For Progressive Economics: Big Thinkers Like Piketty Are Back In Vogue

Thomas Piketty's success is no fluke; he and other progressive thinkers have redefined the public debate around inequality. Inequality suddenly is the topic of the moment. Last we ...

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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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America Can Attain Full Employment With A Bold Approach To The Jobs Emergency

America Can Attain Full Employment With A Bold Approach To The Jobs Emergency

A new report from the Rediscovering Government Initiative lays out 15 ways the government can create more and better jobs starting right now. After five long years, the economy ha ...

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