The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 1. New Roosevelt Fellow Tackles Systemic Economic Racism This week, the Roosevelt Institute announced that Insight Center for Community Economic Development President Anne Price has joined our team as a fellow. In her inaugural blog post, Price discusses

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 1. You Are #NotALoan Highlighting a new report from our partners at Freedom to Prosper, Slate’s Jordan Weissman writes on the political popularity of canceling all student debt. On Thursday, Roosevelt continued the conversation with a Twitter chat

Following the Thanksgiving break, the Roosevelt Rundown will return on Friday, November 30. 1. Restoring Confidence in the Supreme Court The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) often makes final legal decisions for how our economy and democracy work, or don’t, for most Americans. Yet, today’s Supreme Court is facing a crisis of legitimacy.

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 1. Movement in the Midterms Two years after Donald Trump was elected president, American voters returned to the polls in record numbers. “It didn’t deliver a tsunami-like blue wave,” writes Vox’s Emily Stewart. However, “[v]oter turnout in the

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 1. Reclaiming Freedom In an essay for Talking Points Memo, Roosevelt Vice President of Policy and Strategy Nell Abernathy and Fellow Mike Konczal outline why the current moment—as voters, in recognizing that existing economic rules and assumptions are

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 1. Higher Education Doesn’t Pay for Itself As tuition has risen over the last several decades in the U.S., student loan debt has ballooned. In The Student Debt Crisis, Labor Market Credentialization, and Racial Inequality, Roosevelt Fellow Julie

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 1. New National Director of the Network On Monday, the Roosevelt Institute announced Katie Kirchner as the new director of the Roosevelt Network. As Deputy Director of the Network, Kirchner helped develop and elevate the voices of a

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 1. Progressives Call for a Revival of Antitrust On Tuesday, the Roosevelt Institute and the Great Democracy Initiative (GDI) released a legislative blueprint to combat America’s second Gilded Age. GDI Co-Founder and Director of Policy Ganesh Sitaraman argues

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 1. The Worker Power Agreement To strengthen worker power and fight inequality across the globe, Roosevelt Fellow Todd N. Tucker proposes a framework of seven strategies in a new report released Tuesday—starting with an international labor agreement. Modeled

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 1. 10 Years after the Financial Crisis It’s been 10 years since Lehman Brothers filed for the largest bankruptcy in U.S. history, a move that shifted the economy from a financial downturn into the Great Recession. “Have We