The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week.   1. What Kavanaugh Tells Us By nominating Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, President Trump made it clear that the conservative movement’s attacks on the rights of women, communities of color, workers, and LGBTQ people will

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. Due to the Fourth of July holiday, we’ve abbreviated this week’s rundown and will return to our standard issue next week.   1. Trump’s Trade War President Donald Trump ignited a trade war with China after imposing tariffs on

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week.   1. Janus v. AFSCME On Wednesday, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) issued a monumental decision in Janus v. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. A profound setback for organized labor, the ruling—which

Government can—and should—be a force that works on behalf of the common good. Yet we’ve seen our government today devolve into something that prioritizes the needs of an elite few rather than society as a whole. It has facilitated the consolidation of power of the super wealthy; supported the increased privatization of key public goods;

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week.   1. An Institutional Response to Trump Immigration in the U.S. has always been an economic and moral issue, but the situation at the border today is a humanitarian crisis. For Politico, Roosevelt Fellow Todd N. Tucker explains

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week.   1. Don’t Fear the Robots Roosevelt Fellow Mark Paul is challenging the narrative that large-scale technological change—or automation—will lead to fewer jobs and lower wages. In Don’t Fear the Robots: Why Automation Doesn’t Mean the End of

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week.   1. Market Power Takes Flight Following decades of lax antitrust enforcement, the airline sector today suffers from a market power problem. In a new report, Roosevelt Research Director and Fellow Marshall Steinbaum studies the increased consolidation of

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week.   1. California Today, America Tomorrow For Boston Review, Roosevelt President and CEO Felicia Wong examines political lessons from California—the “state of resistance.” Through a book review of Dr. Manuel Pastor’s State of Resistance: What California’s Dizzying Descent

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week.   1. The Hidden Rules of Trump’s Tax Law In a smart, new issue brief, Roosevelt Fellows Darrick Hamilton and Michael Linden outline the four major ways that the Tax Cuts and Job Act will harm people of

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. After a five-month sabbatical, Roosevelt President and CEO Felicia Wong is back at the helm and leading the charge as we work to ensure the economy works for everyone.   1. Bold Versus Old For Democracy Journal, Roosevelt