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Putting the 'Public' Back in Public Works

Biden wants democracy to work for the American people. But he should also see to it that it works through them, too.

By Harry C. Boyte Trygve Throntveit

How Biden's FTC Can Go After Google and Facebook

Their unfair domination of advertising—through surveillance—is bad for consumers, citizens, and democracy. Here's what the Administration can do.

By Sandeep Vaheesan

First, the Waiver. Next, let's Vaccinate the World.

The Biden Administration's support for the TRIPS waiver is a huge victory for people over profits. Yet there is much work left to get COVID vaccines to all. Here's what needs to come next.

By Peter Maybarduk

The 4 Percent Problem

In nearly every sector, Black inclusion stalls at around 4 percent. That’s not enough. Here’s how to do better.

By Jamal Simmons

The Can’t-Miss Way to Expand Obamacare

The next logical step is a universal cost cap, guaranteeing people that they’ll never be socked with unpayable medical bills.

By Ladan Ahmadi David Kendall