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The deepening crisis today demands an effort as ambitious as the one launched fifty years ago this week.
But there are other openings on the board. Here’s a list of smart, independent-minded candidates who can fill them.
A long-term plan to renovate the American dream begins at the local level and scales up.
A conversation with the former labor secretary and merry-eyed agitator about the great ill that ails the country.
Is AmeriCorps a lifeline for debt-burdened young Americans—or one more example of relentless government cost-cutting?
Despite Jamie Dimon’s record as a leader in the radical deregulation of banking, Obama continues to cozy up to his Wall Street backer.
But Main Street must still live with the consquences of the policies he helped engineer.
The state’s unprecedented cuts to benefits for the jobless are leaving families stranded without money for food, transportation and housing.
His appointment as next chair of the Federal Reserve would be a clear sign that narrow financial interests are still in charge of the Democratic Party.
Appointing Summers to head the Federal Reserve would only rub salt in the wounds of the disappearing middle class.