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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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Kevin Trenberth

Kevin Trenberth

Dr. Kevin E. Trenberth is a Distinguished Senior Scientist in the Climate Analysis Section at the National Center for Atmospheric Research. From New Zealand, he obtained his Sc. D. in meteorology in 1972 from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was a lead author of the 1995, 2001 and 2007 Scientific Assessment of Climate Change reports […]

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Nick Nyhart

Nick Nyhart

Nick Nyhart is a co-founder and the President and CEO of Public Campaign. A three decade veteran of social change politics, issue advocacy, grassroots organizing, and non-profit management, Nyhart brings a wealth of experience to the national reform movement. Following the 1992 elections, Nyhart became Director of the Northeast Action Money and Politics Project, a […]

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Stephanie A. Kelton

Stephanie A. Kelton

Stephanie A. Kelton is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and Director of Graduate Student Research at the Center for Full Employment and Price Stability (CFEPS). She is a Research Scholar at the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College. Dr. Kelton has a B.S. in Business Finance and a B.A. in […]

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Mark Posner

Mark Posner

As a Senior Counsel in the Voting Rights Project, Mark Posner is responsible for addressing issues relating to the enforcement of the Voting Rights Act and the National Voter Registration Act. Currently, he is counsel in litigation filed under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act (the statute’s preclearance provision) against the Georgia secretary of […]

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Cassandra Jones Havard

Cassandra Jones Havard

Professor Jones Havard’s scholarship examines financial services regulation. She has authored numerous articles addressing challenges in regulating the financial services industry. She teaches courses in banking law, commercial law, corporations and contracts. Professor Jones Havard joined the law faculty at the University of Baltimore in 2005. She began her academic career at the Beasley School […]

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Lynn E. Turner

Lynn E. Turner

Mr. Turner has the unique perspective of having been the Chief Accountant of the Securities and Exchange Commission, a member of boards of public companies, a trustee of a mutual fund and a public pension fund, a professor of accounting, a partner in one of the major international auditing firms, and the managing director of […]

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Heidi Shierholz

Heidi Shierholz

Heidi Shierholz has researched, written, and spoken widely on the economy and economic policy as it affects middle and low-income families, especially in regards to employment, unemployment, compensation, income and wealth inequality, young workers, unemployment insurance, the minimum wage, and the effects of immigration on the US labor market. She was a coauthor of The […]

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Steve Fraser

Steve Fraser

Steve Fraser is Co-Founder of the American Empire Project and Editor-at-Large of the journal New Labor Forum. He is the author of Every Man a Speculator, A History of Wall Street in American Life, and most recently co-editor of Ruling America: A History of Wealth and Power in a Democracy.

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Diane Coyle

Diane Coyle

Economist and author Diane Coyle runs the consultancy Enlightenment Economics. She is Vice Chair of the BBC Trust. She is a member of the Migration Advisory Committee, was a member of the Browne Review of higher education funding, and was on the Competition Commission for eight years. Diane is a visiting professor at the University […]

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Wendy R. Weiser

Wendy R. Weiser

Wendy Weiser directs the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, a non-partisan think tank and public interest law center. She founded and directed the center’s Voting Rights and Elections Project, coordinating litigation, research, and advocacy efforts to enhance political participation and prevent voter disenfranchisement across the country. She […]

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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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Linda Bilmes

Linda Bilmes

Professor Linda J. Bilmes is the Daniel Patrick Moynihan Senior Lecturer in Public Policy. Her research focuses on US budgeting and public administration, particularly on the costs of war, veterans’ affairs and the civil service. Her recent books include the New York Times bestseller The Three Trillion Dollar War: The True Cost of the Iraq […]

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Sarah Anderson

Sarah Anderson

Sarah Anderson’s current work includes research, writing, and networking on issues related to the impact of international trade, finance, and investment policies on inequality, sustainability, and human rights. Sarah is also a well-known expert on executive compensation, as the lead author of 16 annual “Executive Excess” reports that have received extensive media coverage. In 2009, […]

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Amy Atwood

Amy Atwood

Ms. Atwood is a public interest environmental litigator who addresses biodiversity protection under the U.S. Endangered Species Act.  She is an expert on listing of species as endangered or threatened and implementation of the Act. As lead counsel for the Center for Biological Diversity, she negotiated a landmark settlement agreement between the Center and the […]

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