After the launch of Rewriting the Rules of the American Economy on May 12, where Senator Elizabeth Warren described the report as “groundbreaking” the New York Times called it: 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.

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On May 12, Roosevelt launched Rewriting the Rules, our comprehensive new economic agenda, at the National Press Club. Heralded as ground-breaking, the report provides a counter to the prevalent trickle-down economics. Author and Roosevelt Chief Economist Joseph Stiglitz was joined by Senator Elizabeth Warren and Mayor Bill de Blasio at the launch event. We were joined by

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Inequality is a choice—one that we make with the rules we create to structure our society and economy. In this report, Roosevelt Chief Economist and Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz, joined by co-authors Nell Abernathy, Adam Hersh, Susan Holmberg, and Mike Konczal, exposes the link between the rapidly rising fortunes of America’s wealthiest citizens and increasing economic

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