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

If there can be listicles about the best burrito in every state, why not about the 2020 election?  “Last week, Ellen DeGeneres was criticized after she and former President George W. Bush were seen laughing together at a football game. Ellen defended their friendship, saying, ‘We’re all different, and I think that we’ve forgotten that

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. FDR’s Lesson for the Green New Deal For TIME, Roosevelt Fellows Andrea Flynn and Susan R. Holmberg reflect on how the architects of the Green New Deal (GND) are aiming to—and must—succeed where FDR’s New Deal failed:

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 1. The Forge Fellowship 2019 At Roosevelt, we believe that government can and should be a force for the public good. Since our nation’s founding, however, communities across the country have been left out of the institutions and

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 1. Roosevelt’s State of the Union We need an economic agenda that is built on big ideas that are for every American and can rebalance power in our society. During the 2019 State of the Union address, Roosevelt

State of the Union: 2019

The State of the Union is officially set for Tuesday evening. To be sure you were up to date on our plans for that night, we’re sending out a special edition of this week’s rundown. The Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week will return next Friday. Tuesday’s State of the Union Address Following

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 1. On the Left Roosevelt President and CEO Felicia Wong returned to Left, Right & Center last Friday, this time as a co-host. One of many key takeaways, Wong noted that “people are starting to understand really the

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 1. Government Shutdown Underscores Our Broken Economy Covering the government shutdown, ThinkProgress policy reporter Casey Quinlan connects the crisis to today’s high-profit, low-wage economy, noting the fact that many Americans live paycheck to paycheck and are unable to

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 1. Redefining Who Corporations Serve For decades, business executives have run US companies to benefit themselves and shareholders, largely ignoring the interests of other stakeholders including workers. For The New York Times, Roosevelt Fellow Susan R. Holmberg explores