The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week.   1. An Institutional Response to Trump Immigration in the U.S. has always been an economic and moral issue, but the situation at the border today is a humanitarian crisis. For Politico, Roosevelt Fellow Todd N. Tucker explains

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week.   1. Don’t Fear the Robots Roosevelt Fellow Mark Paul is challenging the narrative that large-scale technological change—or automation—will lead to fewer jobs and lower wages. In Don’t Fear the Robots: Why Automation Doesn’t Mean the End of

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week.   1. Market Power Takes Flight Following decades of lax antitrust enforcement, the airline sector today suffers from a market power problem. In a new report, Roosevelt Research Director and Fellow Marshall Steinbaum studies the increased consolidation of

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week.   1. California Today, America Tomorrow For Boston Review, Roosevelt President and CEO Felicia Wong examines political lessons from California—the “state of resistance.” Through a book review of Dr. Manuel Pastor’s State of Resistance: What California’s Dizzying Descent

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week.   1. The Hidden Rules of Trump’s Tax Law In a smart, new issue brief, Roosevelt Fellows Darrick Hamilton and Michael Linden outline the four major ways that the Tax Cuts and Job Act will harm people of

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. After a five-month sabbatical, Roosevelt President and CEO Felicia Wong is back at the helm and leading the charge as we work to ensure the economy works for everyone.   1. Bold Versus Old For Democracy Journal, Roosevelt

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week.   1. How Low Can Unemployment Go? In April, the unemployment rate fell below 4 percent for the first time in 18 years. Some economists argue that low unemployment can hurt the economy by spiking inflation, but Roosevelt

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week.   1. A New Agenda to Tame Corruption in Washington Public debate often focuses on “money in politics”—or more specifically the role of money in elections—but policymakers have paid less attention to “money in government”: the ways that

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week.   1. A Time for Big Economic Ideas NYT opinion columnist David Leonhardt is reimagining the rules of our economy: in an era of deep economic stagnation, now is the time for bold, progressive economic policymaking, he says.

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week.   1. The Financialization of Higher Education Public universities and colleges are increasingly acting as financial corporations instead of institutions providing a public good. Through a case study of Michigan State University, Roosevelt’s Aman Banerji and Network chapter