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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

Clinton said as recently as the 2008 campaign that welfare reform was a success, but its track record has proven otherwise for the country...
Can we talk about the economic devastation of American cities and black communities before someone else is killed?
More education helps an individual woman earn better, but it doesn’t erase the gender wage gap.
Writing “Race Together” on a coffee cup is not a solution to institutional racism—but it is a burden on an already...
Some solutions might help mothers on an individual level while increasing systemic problems.
Lean In Together tells men equality isn’t a zero-sum game. But it’s going to have to be.
We don’t tell students with subsidized loans what to major in, but we like to tell people on food stamps what they should buy.
Under the new “Pay With Lovin’” campaign, McDonald’s employees won’t just have to do their jobs; they’...