Poverty

Pay Them More

Listen to Democracy board member Nick Hanauer's straight talk in this BBC interview about why workers are angry.

By The Editors

They’ll Always Have Welfare

The right’s addiction to blaming benefits shows no signs of abating.

By Elbert Ventura

A Hillbilly Left?

The left’s “white working class” problem has become a touchstone of post-election debate. But progressives can only offer so much.

By Monica Potts

Is Growth Over?

Our phones get more powerful and our TVs bigger, but those improvements aren’t showing up economically. Is this permanent?

By Stephen Rose

Why We Need Universal Mobility Accounts

It's time we finally introduce a universal tax benefit to increase access to cars for low-income commuters, thus also improving access to much-needed jobs.

By Michael Lind