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NYC Housing

As protesters camp out in Albany to demand better protections for renters, lawmakers cop out on their consituents with a lukewarm rent-regulation agreement.

Nancy Pelosi and James Clyburn with President Obama

A revolt by liberal Democrats heralds a new politics.

Stop TPP

The price for deals like TPP is paid in forced migration and the refugee crises that are rolling around the globe.

The High Line, on the edge of gentrifying Chelsea, September 17, 2014.

A cruel economics of forced mobility is the new planning mantra of New York City.

TPP protestor

Trade agreements boost economic growth, while destroying lives and livelihoods.

Nairobi

Obama’s visit this summer will certainly be a big event, but Kenyans’ interests stretch well beyond the United States.

Drew Hamilton Housing Development

Is the Rental Assistance Development Program the best, flawed option for saving public housing—or a new attempt to dismantle it?

Rafael Correa

He played hardball with foreign creditors and stood up to Big Oil, using increased earnings to transform education and health.

Pathways School

Dozens of dedicated programs for pregnant and parenting teens have been shut down in recent years as teen pregnancy rates have plunged and cash-strapped cities and states have looked for ways to save money.

Poverty

Those of us who spend our lives worrying about making rent and buying our kids new crayons need better representation.

Blogs

Economists are exploring ways the Federal Reserve might help close the gap on inequality.

June 30, 2015

A closer examination reveals the anatomy of a legislative movement and demonstrates how grassroots pressure can turn what some considered a fringe issue into a political juggernaut.

June 30, 2015

The pope’s encyclical on climate change is a call for economic justice.

June 23, 2015

Fast track is headed back to the Senate. 

June 22, 2015

The Big Box retailer is offshoring more than jobs. 

June 22, 2015

Activists manage to convince the House of Representatives to reject fast-track of the Trans-Pacific Partnership on Friday but the fight isn't over.

June 17, 2015

Celebrate the great charter of liberty by amending the US Constitution on behalf of democracy.

June 15, 2015

Obama’s usual allies recognized that America needs fair trade, not free trade. 

June 12, 2015

Nobody saw this vote coming—but progressive activism delivered a shocking result Friday in Congress.

June 12, 2015

From weak enforcement to a blank check for President Cruz, why Democrats are rebelling against trade promotion authority.

June 11, 2015