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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.


Short version: a huge reduction in many of the programs they rely on.
Working parents will benefit enormously from an affordable, quality place to send their kids.
Sexist practices once reserved for female employees have now spread throughout the whole economy.
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.