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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.


News and Features

In the 21st century, the worker is still assumed to be a man.

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.


The personal is also political for husbands.
Politicians from President Obama to Republican leaders are introducing legislation aimed at fixing the challenge of balancing family and...
Until men are also expected to take time away from work to be with children, workers of both genders face a vicious cycle.
From childbirth to maternity leave to childcare, American women far outspend their peers in the developed world.
The poor have long known that a budget cut passed in Congress means hardship in real life. Now middle-class Americans realize that, too.
If you destroy one part of the social safety net, those in need will turn to what’s left.
The difficult conditions that affect domestic workers also plague nurses in hospitals.
Thomas Perez once pushed for a domestic workers’ bill of rights. Could he help the movement at the federal level?