Deepak Bhargava

Deepak Bhargava is distinguished lecturer at CUNY’s School of Labor and Urban Studies, co-editor of the forthcoming book Immigration Matters: Visions, Strategies and Movements for a Progressive Future, and a fellow at the Roosevelt Institute.

Maya Wiley NYC Mayoral Campaign

Why I’m Voting for Maya Wiley for Mayor Why I’m Voting for Maya Wiley for Mayor

Progressives now face familiar dilemmas. Who shares my values? Who can win and govern effectively? And who do I want to make sure loses?

Jun 7, 2021 / Deepak Bhargava

We Need a Racial Reckoning to Save Democracy

We Need a Racial Reckoning to Save Democracy We Need a Racial Reckoning to Save Democracy

We must undergo a truth and reconciliation process in order to establish a new civic consensus.

Feb 17, 2021 / Megan Ming Francis and Deepak Bhargava

The US Safety Net Is Degrading by Design

The US Safety Net Is Degrading by Design The US Safety Net Is Degrading by Design

Covid-19 and its economic fallout have further exposed the need to radically reimagine this country’s safety net.

Sep 17, 2020 / Mimi Abramovitz, Deepak Bhargava, and Tammy Thomas Miles

Three Truths and a Lie: a Version for Organizers

Three Truths and a Lie: a Version for Organizers Three Truths and a Lie: a Version for Organizers

The current crisis could be the time when a different world becomes real—if liberal and left forces work together.

Apr 2, 2020 / Deepak Bhargava and Dorian T. Warren

From Resistance to Governing

From Resistance to Governing From Resistance to Governing

Important differences between today’s political realities and the early Obama years are cause for hope.

Mar 12, 2020 / Deepak Bhargava

Fast Food CEO Blames Low-Wage Workers for Poverty

Fast Food CEO Blames Low-Wage Workers for Poverty Fast Food CEO Blames Low-Wage Workers for Poverty

Andy Puzder neglects to mention that it’s the poverty wages his company pays its workers that force them to rely on the social safety net.

Jul 2, 2015 / Deepak Bhargava

A Bold New Campaign for Economic Justice

A Bold New Campaign for Economic Justice A Bold New Campaign for Economic Justice

A coalition of national, state and local organizations in 41 states is uniting around an agenda to put families first.

Apr 30, 2015 / Deepak Bhargava

Obama’s Immigration Decision Is a Movement Victory

Obama’s Immigration Decision Is a Movement Victory Obama’s Immigration Decision Is a Movement Victory

The hard-won relief arrived only after undocumented workers and their families took huge risks to step forward and lead.

Nov 25, 2014 / Deepak Bhargava

Obama’s Twisted Logic on Deportations

Obama’s Twisted Logic on Deportations Obama’s Twisted Logic on Deportations

The way to keep families together is to keep tearing them apart? Please.

Sep 10, 2014 / Deepak Bhargava

Why Obama? Why Obama?

The stakes in 2012 and beyond.

Oct 2, 2012 / Feature / Deepak Bhargava

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