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Doing More than Damage Repair

Jared Bernstein responds to Nick Hanauer's idea for "progressive labor standards."

By Jared Bernstein

Reconstructing Democracy

Might the Trump presidency be propeling us toward a Third Reconstruction?

By K. Sabeel Rahman

The Urgency of Unity

Why the normal practice of waiting for a candidate to emerge won’t do this time.

By Bernard L. Schwartz David Rothkopf

Saving Democracy in the Digital Age

Big tech poses an existential threat to our democracy; the time for self-regulation must end.

By Clara Hendrickson

Don’t Let the Last Crisis Go to Waste

Democrats need a concrete plan for the next financial crisis; one that keeps in mind past mistakes and does not cow-tow to deficit hawks.

By Stuart Whatley