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Bryce Covert

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Bryce Covert

Bryce Covert

Bryce Covert is the Economic Policy Editor for ThinkProgress and a blogger at TheNation.com.

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Tax breaks for childcare will be a disaster. Luckily, we know a better way.

America’s giant wealth disparity is driven by a history of racist redlining.

It’s easier than you think.

Conservatives’ silver bullet is a joke.

Progressives have forgotten that taxes do more than just raise money.

Paul Ryan’s poverty plan uses old tricks to make deep cuts.

Both Republicans and Democrats want to solve economic insecurity by giving people more purchasing power. There’s a better solution.

Blogs

Mothers like Shanesha Taylor and Debra Harrell are caught in a childcare Catch-22 that we made for them.
A new study finds board quotas don’t improve conditions for the average working woman, but they do the job of giving women more...
Professional dress was created with the male worker in mind, and the unclear guidelines facing women shows we haven’t fully accepted...
Girls may outperform boys in school, but the workplace is still stacked against them.
Women put in long hours inside and outside the home, making a more prosperous economy, and we reward them with crappy public policy.
There’s no biological explanation for why women end up doing more housework, so it must stem from societal forces.
There’s no objective explanation for why black women make less than white women.
Ta-Nehisi Coates's detractors are too quick to declare him overly pessimistic about how white supremacy still shapes our society.