Addressing the hidden rules of gender means taxing the patriarchy. The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top stories of the week. The Tax Code’s Hidden Rules of Gender To advance gender (and racial) equity, we must reform the tax code, as the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) and co-partners explore

Reclaiming public power can combat a neoliberal crisis. The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top stories of the week. How Neoliberalism Drives the Climate Crisis “Our best chance at tackling the climate crisis may well be to transcend neoliberalism,” Roosevelt Fellow Mark Paul and Colorado State University’s Anders Fremstad write

Spoiler alert: Every 2020 climate plan is affordable. The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top stories of the week. Why We Can Afford a Green New Deal Combatting the climate crisis isn’t just affordable; it can boost an economy that’s been operating below capacity. As Roosevelt Fellow JW Mason and

And more public spending is good for the economy, too. The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top stories of the week. Why We Need More Public Spending The climate crisis will cost our economy more than we think. As professors Dr. Naomi Oreskes and Nicholas Stern write in a New

It’s time to rewrite the rules to boost investment in workers. The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top stories of the week. The Price of Stock Buybacks On Thursday, Roosevelt Institute Fellow Lenore Palladino testified before the House Committee on Financial Services for its “Examining Corporate Priorities: The Impact of

Happy 135th birthday, Eleanor! The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 2019 Four Freedoms Awards This past weekend, Roosevelt hosted its biennial Four Freedoms Awards ceremony at the FDR Presidential Library & Museum in Hyde Park, New York. Celebrating the legacy of Franklin and Eleanor,

Empowering workers means giving them representation in the workplace. The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top stories of the week. Giving Workers a Voice To advance worker power and curb rising inequality, we must rewrite the rules of corporate governance. One key reform: giving workers representation on corporate boards. Roosevelt

Ending the student debt crisis can unleash economic growth. The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top stories of the week. The Benefits of Student Debt Relief According to a new study on student debt, “Following debt relief, distressed borrowers reduce their indebtedness by 26 percent and are 11 percent less

The movement for structural change takes to the streets. The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top stories of the week. Two Strikes Across the nation, workers are making their voices heard this week. Nearly 50,000 General Motors workers have been on strike since Monday, fighting to increase pay and job

Roosevelt Rundown: Debate *This*

Here’s what the 2020 candidates should be talking about. The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 1. The Racial Wealth Gap and Student Debt Due to structural racism, the $1.6 trillion student debt crisis is especially harmful for Black students and families, who pay more,