An aggressive blueprint for rewriting 35 years of policies that…have led to a vast concentration of wealth among the richest Americans and an increasingly squeezed middle class. –New York Times Rewriting the Rules of the American Economy builds on the Roosevelt Institute’s report, which was released earlier this year. It has influenced and changed the

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Poll: Rewriting the Rules

The American public wants candidates who embrace a comprehensive overhaul to get the economy working for all Americans again.  Since its launch this spring, Rewriting the Rules of the American Economy has changed the economic and political debate in the country. As the 2016 election heats up, we wanted to be able to go to

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In a deep look at Roosevelt Chief Economist Joseph Stiglitz’s work on inequality the New York Review of Books review’s Roosevelt Rewriting the Rules of the American Economy. The review says Stiglitz has laid out a detailed list of reforms that he argues will make it possible to create “‘an economy that works for everyone.

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In this report, Roosevelt Chief Economist Joseph Stiglitz explains how Federal Reserve policy affects and contributes to inequality in America. The Fed’s near singular focus on interest rates at the expense of full employment or effective regulation on the financial industry has hurt the economy and workers. America has not been doing well in either

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Roosevelt’s Chief Economist and author of Rewriting the Rules, Joseph Stiglitz sat down with Gawker to discuss the economy, inequality and the Rewriting the Rules report. We’ve reached a level of inequality where it’s unambiguously clear to me and to most observers that it’s interfering with our economic performance. Read the rest of the interview

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Roosevelt Institute Chief Economist Joseph Stiglitz sat down with CNN Money to discuss inequality in America and Roosevelt’s Rewriting the Rules of the American Economy report. He talked about the 37 different policies in the report to reduce inequality, create growth and shared prosperity. There are policies that can once again put the sought after, but

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Slate’s Jamelle Bouie covered the launch of Rewriting the Rules of Economy and the policies that Joseph Stiglitz and the other Roosevelt economists call for in the report calling it: A fundamental revamp of our economy and its rules. He dives in on specific policies in the report from financial industry reform to lower barriers

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After moderating the panel discussion at the launch event for Rewriting the Rules of the American Economy, Time’s Rana Foroohar wrote an article looking at the core argument of the report. Inequality isn’t the trade-off for economic growth; rather, it’s both the cause and the symptom of slower growth. Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren and New

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On the same day that Rewriting the Rules of the American Economy was released, the Washington Post’s Jim Tankersley took a deeper look at the policies. Joseph Stiglitz and a team of his fellow economists have a new plan to reduce inequality, grow the middle class and get the U.S. economy to work better for working

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