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Sherle Schwenninger

Sherle Schwenninger

Sherle Schwenninger directs the New America Foundation’s Economic Growth and American Strategy Programs. One of the founders of New America, he is the former director of the Bernard L. Schwartz Fellows Program. Mr. Schwenninger was founding editor of World Policy Journal from 1983 to 1992, and served as Director of the World Policy Institute at […]

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Eileen Appelbaum

Eileen Appelbaum

Dr. Eileen Appelbaum joined the Center for Economic Policy and Research in 2010 after eight years as Professor in the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers University. Her research focuses on implications of company practices for organizational effectiveness and employee outcomes. Her current research examines the effects of private equity ownership on managerial […]

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Dean Baker

Dean Baker

Dean Baker is frequently cited in economics reporting in major media outlets, including The New York Times, Washington Post, CNN, CNBC, and National Public Radio. He writes a weekly column for the Guardian Unlimited (UK), the Huffington Post, TruthOut, and his blog, Beat the Press, features commentary on economic reporting. His analyses have appeared in […]

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Jeffrey Madrick

Jeffrey Madrick

Jeff Madrick is a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books, and a former economics columnist for The New York Times. He is editor of Challenge Magazine, visiting professor of humanities at The Cooper Union, and Senior Fellow at the Roosevelt Institute and the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School. […]

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Nathaniel Persily
Nathaniel Persily

Nathaniel Persily

Nathaniel Persily is the Charles Keller Beekman Professor of Law and Political Science and the Director of the Center for Law and Politics at Columbia Law School. Professor Persily’s scholarship focuses on American election law or what is sometimes called the “law of democracy,” which addresses issues such as voting rights, political parties, campaign finance, […]

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Lynn A. Stout

Lynn A. Stout

Professor Lynn A. Stout is the Distinguished Professor of Corporate and Business Law Clarke Business Law, Cornell Law School. Professor Stout is an internationally recognized expert in the fields of corporate governance, securities regulation, financial derivatives, law and economics, and moral behavior. Stout is the author of numerous articles and books on these topics and […]

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Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson serves as the Executive Director of the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) and is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Global Finance Project for the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute in New York. Previously, Dr. Johnson was a managing director at Soros Fund Management, where he managed a global currency, bond […]

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Melanie Sloan
Melanie Sloan

Melanie Sloan

Melanie Sloan serves as CREW’s Executive Director and is a nationally recognized expert on congressional ethics. Prior to starting CREW, she served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the District of Columbia where, from 1998-2003, she successfully tried cases before dozens of judges and juries. Before becoming a prosecutor, Ms. Sloan served as Minority […]

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Tom Ferguson

Tom Ferguson

Thomas Ferguson is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts in Boston and a Senior Fellow of the Roosevelt Institute. He received his Ph.D. from Princeton University and taught formerly at MIT and the University of Texas, Austin. He is the author/coauthor of several books, including Golden Rule (University of Chicago Press, […]

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Celina Lake
Celinda Lake

Celinda Lake

Celinda Lake is one of the Democratic Party’s leading political strategists, serving as tactician and senior advisor to the national party committees, dozens of Democratic incumbents, and challengers at all levels of the electoral process. Celinda and her firm are known for cutting-edge research on issues including the economy, health care, the environment and education, […]

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Lance Lindblom
Lance Lindblom

Lance Lindblom

Lance E. Lindblom was previously the President and CEO of the Nathan Cummings Foundation, an organization that seeks to build a socially and economically just society that values nature and protects the ecological balance for future generations. It promotes humane health care, social justice as a core Jewish value, and fosters arts and culture that […]

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Tova Wang
Tova Andrea Wang

Tova Andrea Wang

Tova Andrea Wang is a nationally known expert on election reform and political participation in the United States and internationally. She is Senior Democracy Fellow at Demos, a Fellow at The Century Foundation, and a consultant to organizations working to improve democracy around the world, such as the National Democratic Institute and The Carter Center. […]

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Nicole Austin Hillery
Nicole Austin Hillery

Nicole Austin Hillery

Nicole Austin-Hillery is the first Director and Counsel of The Brennan Center’s Washington, DC office which she opened in March 2008. In her role, Ms. Austin-Hillery oversees D.C. office operations, serves as the chief advocate for the Brennan Center on a host of justice and democracy issues and coordinates work with other civil rights, social […]

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James Sample
James Sample

James Sample

Before joining the Hofstra Law faculty in 2009, Professor Sample served as an attorney in the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of law since 2005. Before joining the Brennan Center, he worked at Brian Schweitzer’s gubernatorial campaign in Montana and clerked for Judge Sidney R. Thomas of […]

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Fred Werthiemer
Fred Wertheimer

Fred Wertheimer

Fred Wertheimer is the Founder and President of Democracy 21, a nonpartisan, nonprofit, organization that works to strengthen our democracy and ensure the integrity and fairness of government decisions and elections. Democracy 21’s main focus is promoting effective campaign finance laws to protect against the corruption of federal officeholders and government decisions and to engage […]

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Teresa Ghilarducci
April 2, 2015

SCEPA’s Retirement Equity Lab (ReLab) today released a report that is the first to quantify the real effect of the retireme

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Cuomo and lawmakers are close to a deal today that would tie some education funding to new teacher evaluations that would be


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In the documentary “Waiting for Superman” which is about reforming public schools, Geoffrey Canada, the famous Harlem ad

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Many believe that poor people deserve to be poor because they’re lazy.


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Naomi Klein
March 26, 2015

Climate change should be a catalyst for a major change, but we’re not treating it as a real emergency.

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Just after midnight, 26 years ago today, the Exxon Valdez supertanker ran aground on Bligh Reef in Alaska’s Prince Will


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Rahm Emanuel is in trouble. His re-election as Mayor of Chicago is no longer a lock.

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On Monday, the nation’s debt ceiling came back into effect for the first time in over a year.


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Dean Baker
March 19, 2015

One of the greatest scenes in movie history occurs at the end of “Casablanca.

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It’s now possible to sell a new product to hundreds of millions of people without needing many, if any, workers to produce