Untamed: How to Check Corporate, Financial, and Monopoly Power outlines a policy agenda designed to rewrite the rules that shape the corporate and financial sectors and improve implementation and enforcement of existing regulations. This report, edited by Nell Abernathy, Mike Konczal, and Kathryn Milani, builds on recent analysis of economic inequality and on our 2015

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Rewriting the Racial Rules: Building an Inclusive American Economy argues that, in order to understand racial and economic inequality among black Americans, we must acknowledge the racial rules that undergird our economy and society. Those rules—laws, policies, institutions, regulations, and normative practices—are the driving force behind the patently unequal life chances and opportunities for too many individuals. In

Municipal Banking: An Overview

This report lays out a broad framework for how municipalities can establish, fund, and operate publicly owned municipal banks based on principles of egalitarian, redistributive justice, worker rights, and more ecologically sound urban development. While this paper focuses on the potential for cities to create publicly owned banks, many of the core principles involved also apply

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The Roosevelt Institute’s annual 10 Ideas series is the largest undergraduate policy journal, sharing locally-generated student ideas from across the country to create policy change. 10 Ideas for Defense & Diplomacy, 2016 by Roosevelt Campus Network

The Roosevelt Institute’s annual 10 Ideas series is the largest undergraduate policy journal, sharing locally-generated student ideas from across the country to create policy change. 10 Ideas for Energy & Environment, 2016 by Roosevelt Campus Network

The Roosevelt Institute’s annual 10 Ideas series is the largest undergraduate policy journal, sharing locally-generated student ideas from across the country to create policy change. 10 Ideas for Equal Justice, 2016 by Roosevelt Campus Network

The Roosevelt Institute’s annual 10 Ideas series is the largest undergraduate policy journal, sharing locally-generated student ideas from across the country to create policy change. 10 Ideas for Economic Development, 2016 by Roosevelt Campus Network

The Roosevelt Institute’s annual 10 Ideas series is the largest undergraduate policy journal, sharing locally-generated student ideas from across the country to create policy change. 10 Ideas for Health Care, 2016 by Roosevelt Campus Network

The Roosevelt Institute’s annual 10 Ideas series is the largest undergraduate policy journal, sharing locally-generated student ideas from across the country to create policy change. 10 Ideas for Education, 2016 by Roosevelt Campus Network

Who writes the rules matters. The ongoing effort by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam to privatize the facility support staff of state-run universities, parks, and National Guard armories is proof of this. Thus far, this push has happened mostly behind closed doors and entirely at the discretion of the governor and a small group of decision-makers.