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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.

The World Social Forum marched into Nairobi full of conflict, action and ideas.

The majority of Americans support fair-trade policies--so why do mainstream pundits treat the idea with so much contempt?

Outrage over excessive rewards for incompetent executives could spark the Democratic Congress to action.

South Korea is bristling over terms of the Bush Administration's proposed free-trade agreement, and so are progressives in Congress.

Americans are ready for big, bold ideas to heal our social and economic wounds.

Is education widening the class divide?

In an interview with Senator Sherrod Brown, Nichols shows that the new Democrats are pursuing a new trade agenda.

Blogs

Amid revelations about threats posed by secret trade deals, a broad coalition tells Congress to just say "no."

June 3, 2015

We have a real chance to stop a trade deal that threatens to be disastrous for the environment, jobs and Internet freedom. 

June 3, 2015

Former Baltimore mayor and Maryland governor brings a higher-ground message to the 2016 race.

May 29, 2015

Lawmakers in Connecticut don’t want corporations to capitalize on cheap labor.

May 29, 2015

Renewing a politics of fierce opposition to "financial monopoly, speculation, reckless banking, class antagonism, sectionalism, war profiteering."

May 27, 2015

Senate cloture vote limits debate, restricts amendments and erects another barrier to honest discourse about trade policy.

May 21, 2015

Employers exploit legal loopholes to keep poverty-wage workers from earning overtime wages.

May 18, 2015

“We need to get started fixing all this,” says Wisconsin progressive.

May 14, 2015

A conversation with the Roosevelt Institute’s Mike Konczal.

May 14, 2015

Why does the White House keep telling reporters the public is lining up behind the trade push?

May 13, 2015