The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 1. Decarbonizing the US Economy Policymakers cannot continue to meet major challenges with short-term, marginal tweaks, especially when it comes to the climate crisis. Today, Roosevelt Fellows Mark Paul and JW Mason and Anders Fremstad of Colorado State University

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 11, 2019 CONTACT: Jack D’Amato, media@voterstudygroup.org Ariela Weinberger, aweinberger@rooseveltinstitute.org New Report Shows That Democrats Are More Unified Than Republicans on Views About the Economy Ahead of the 2020 elections, survey data indicates that independents and low-income Republicans could be moving toward Democrats WASHINGTON—(BUSINESS WIRE)—The media narrative heading into the 2020 presidential

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 1. Why Walmart Should Put Workers on Its Board The average Walmart employee earns $25,000 a year, while the owners of Walmart, the Walton family, make $25,000 a day. On Wednesday, the company hosted its shareholders’ meeting and

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 1. Regressive Tax Policy Fails Again The Trump administration’s 2017 tax law gave corporations a choice. As expected, they chose extractive activities that benefit already-wealthy shareholders, CEOs, and senior executives instead of paying everyday workers more. “Congressional Research

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. The Rundown will take a break next Friday, 5/24, but we’ll be back on May 31! 1. Dems Need to Win the Senate to Fix the Senate Last weekend, New York Times opinion columnist Jamelle Bouie makes clear

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 1. Progressives Need a Power Agenda There are a lot of 2020 presidential candidates and a lot of big, bold ideas. For Vox, founder and editor-in-chief Ezra Klein says a policy agenda is not enough: “Democrats need a

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 1. Why Markets Alone Can’t Rectify Power Imbalances Roosevelt Vice President of Policy and Strategy Nell Abernathy joined the latest episode of Bloomberg’s P&L podcast, where she discussed New Rules for the 21st Century and explained why markets

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 1. Student Debt Enters the 2020 Policy Debate Adding to a robust presidential campaign, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) announced her plan to level the playing field in higher education and the economy more broadly. To address the $1.5

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 1. #NewRules21C Last week in DC, we released New Rules for the 21st Century: Corporate Power, Public Power, and the Future of the American Economy, a report by Roosevelt’s Nell Abernathy, Darrick Hamilton, and Julie Margetta Morgan. Our

Americans are calling for change. The current political moment demands a new approach to politics and policymaking. This week, Roosevelt released a new economic framework, New Rules for the 21st Century: Corporate Power, Public Power, and the Future of the American Economy. It offers policymakers a progressive “one-two punch” for building an inclusive economy: We must