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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

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.

If Republicans are playing hardball, Democrats should too.

Ryan wouldn’t just slash Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security. He would fundamentally alter how those programs work.


Domestic workers could get left out of the fast track and even the slow track for citizenship, but there are ways to include them in reform.
The rest of the developed world has left us in the dust since we enacted the Family and Medical Leave Act in 1993.
New data shows families are resorting to ever more drastic measures when faced with unpaid leave.
They perform backbreaking work for low pay just like agricultural workers. Where’s their fast track?
Accessing an abortion has increasingly become the province of the well to do.
Reforms could disproportionately impact those most affected by gun violence.
Domestic workers make up a growing part of the global workforce—working under some of the worst conditions.
The state-level right-wing agenda will continue to hit poor women on all fronts.