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The so-called bipartisan compromise on trade is a bad deal for all who seek to reform corporate-led globalization.

Economic policy centered on a balanced budget will destroy what's left of FDR's New Deal.

An unlikely dissident has proposed a new way to understand, and
reform, the world economy.

For the first time, more poor Americans live in the nation's suburbs than in all our cities combined.

As the gap between rich and poor widens, Americans await reforms to improve the well-being of all.

The gap between rich and poor hasn't been this wide since the Depression.

Banks no longer lend money to people able to pay them back. Now they trap the poor, the sick, students and elderly people into signing up for credit cards and watch the fees pile up.

Remembering the political economist who brought to contemporary issues the research and philosophical vision of a scholar.

That poor children in the United States and Britain have the worst quality of life in the developed world speaks volumes about our misplaced priorities.

Progressives need to create an economic agenda that encompasses the environment and social justice.

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Why that’s a big win for the poor, people of color, and economic justice in general.

April 20, 2015

This is the time to break with Obama, and her own past, by siding with labor, environmentalists, human rights activists.

April 17, 2015

Members of the Senate Finance Committee found themselves in a fast-track hearing without knowing it.

April 16, 2015

She just provided a blueprint for how Democrats should attack continued financial reform.

April 16, 2015

Yesterday’s strikers ranged from retail and fast food workers to adjuncts and caregivers—all those ousted from the 1 percent economy.

April 16, 2015

As trade legislation finally proceeds to a vote, a top Democrat announced he cannot support fast-track authority.

April 14, 2015

More education helps an individual woman earn better, but it doesn’t erase the gender wage gap.

April 14, 2015

"The rush of modern civilization itself has raised for us new difficulties, new problems which must be solved..."

April 14, 2015

Workers’ willingness to take direct action could stem from a recognition that the golden era of Chinese manufacturing is on the wane.

April 9, 2015

The thought leaders of the Next System Project want to move past the narrow debate about policy and toward a conversation about the deeper structural change required of the political system itself.

April 8, 2015