Stephanie_Kelton
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 […]

Read more »

Teresa_Ghilarducci
Teresa Ghilarducci

Teresa Ghilarducci

Teresa Ghilarducci is a labor economist and nationally recognized expert in retirement security. Ghilarducci joined The New School in 2008 after 25 years as a professor of economics at the University of Notre Dame and 10 years as director of the school’s Higgins Labor Research Center. As an author, her most recent book – When […]

Read more »

Michael_Konczal
Michael Konczal

Michael Konczal

Michael Konczal is a fellow with the Roosevelt Institute, where he works on financial reform, unemployment, inequality and a progressive vision of the economy. His blog, Rortybomb, was named one of the 25 Best Financial Blogs by Time Magazine. His work has appeared in The American Prospect, Slate, Washington Monthly, The Atlantic Monthly’s Business Channel […]

Read more »

Richard_Freeman
Richard B. Freeman

Richard B. Freeman

Richard Freeman is one of the world’s leading labor economists. The Herbert Ascherman Professor of Economics at Harvard University, and Faculty co-Director of the Labor and Worklife Program at the Harvard Law School, Dr. Freeman. Freeman is also Senior Research Fellow on Labour Markets at the Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics. Freeman […]

Read more »

Deb Nardone Pic
Deb Nardone

Deb Nardone

Deborah Nardone is the Director of the Sierra Club’s Beyond Natural Gas Campaign, a national campaign aimed at protecting our water, air, wildlife, open spaces and communities from the threats posed by natural gas extraction and the hydraulic fracturing process. Deb serves as the Sierra Club’s first national director working on all things natural gas […]

Read more »

Arindrajit_Dube2
Arindrajit Dube

Arindrajit Dube

Arindrajit Dube is an Assistant Professor of Economics at University of Massachusetts Amherst whose work focuses on labor economics, health economics and political economy. His core areas of research includes minimum wage policies, fiscal policy, income inequality, health reform, and the economics of conflict. Dube received his B.A. in Economics and M.A. in Development Policy […]

Read more »

Randolfo de la garza
Rodolfo de la Garza

Rodolfo de la Garza

Professor de la Garza combines interests in political behavior and public policy. In political behavior, he specializes in ethnic politics, with particular emphasis on Latino public opinion and electoral involvement. His primary interests in public policy include immigration and immigrant settlement and incorporation. He has edited, co-edited, and co-authored numerous books including The Future of […]

Read more »

Bob_Herbert2
Bob Herbert

Bob Herbert

Bob Herbert joined Demos after an 18-year career at the The New York Times as an Op-Ed columnist, writing about politics, urban affairs and social trends in a twice-weekly column. From January 1991 to May 1993, Mr. Herbert was a national correspondent for NBC and reported regularly on The Today Show and NBC Nightly News. A […]

Read more »

Reforms of the International Monetary and Financial Systems.
Jan Kregel

Jan Kregel

Jan Kregel is a Senior Scholar at the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College and Director of the Institute’s Monetary Policy and Financial Structure program. He holds the position of professor of development finance at Tallinn University of Technology. In 2009, Kregel served as Rapporteur of the President of the UN General Assembly’s Commission on […]

Read more »

JamieRapportClark Pic
Jamie Rappaport Clark

Jamie Rappaport Clark

Jamie came to Defenders after a 20-year career in conservation with the federal government, mostly with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. In recognition of her accomplishments and national leadership in this field, President Bill Clinton appointed her as director of the Service in 1997, a post she held until 2001. During her tenure as […]

Read more »

Jennifer Morgan Pic
Jennifer Morgan

Jennifer Morgan

Jennifer is the Director of the Climate and Energy Program at WRI. In this capacity, she oversees the Institute’s work on climate change issues and guides WRI strategy in helping countries, governments, and individuals take positive action toward achieving a zero-carbon future. She is responsible for day-to-day management of the 50+ person program, and under […]

Read more »

Vicki Arroyo Pic
Vicki Arroyo

Vicki Arroyo

Vicki Arroyo is the Executive Director of the Georgetown Climate Center at Georgetown Law where she also serves as the Assistant Dean of Centers and Institutes and as the Director of the Environmental Law Program. She oversees the Center’s work at the nexus of climate and energy policy, supervising staff and student work on climate […]

Read more »

Sharon Buccino
Sharon Buccino

Sharon Buccino

Sharon Buccino is a Senior Attorney and Director of NRDC’s Land and Wildlife program. Based in Washington DC, Sharon has led NRDC’s litigation challenging oil and gas drilling in Wyoming, Colorado and Utah. She is also leading NRDC’s fight to stop new coal mining outside Bryce Canyon National Park. Her current work focuses on energy […]

Read more »

Lew Daly_pic
Lew Daly

Lew Daly

Lew Daly is a Director of the Sustainable Progress Initiative and a Senior Fellow at Demos. He currently leads Demos’s Beyond GDP project, a multi-year campaign to advance alternative indicators of well-being and sustainability in federal and state-level governance in the United States. He is the author (with Stephen Posner) of Beyond GDP: New Measures […]

Read more »

Joseph_Stiglitz
Joseph E. Stiglitz

Joseph E. Stiglitz

Joseph E. Stiglitz is a professor of finance and business at Columbia University and chair of the University’s Committee on Global Thought. In 2001, Stiglitz was awarded the Nobel Prize in economics for his analyses of markets with asymmetric information. He was a lead author of the 1995 Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate […]

Read more »

 
huffpost1
Dean Baker
August 6, 2015

Some progressives expressed dismay last week to discover that Bernie Sanders, the Vermont Senator and candidate for the Democ


slate

On this episode of Slate Money, Zephyr Teachout joins host Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.

sierraclub
Michael Brune
July 9, 2015

The hospitals prepared for an influx of wounded that never came. People either escaped or they died.


reuters logo

For most of the 20th century, higher education wasn’t treated as a cash cow, and students were better off for it.

The Guardian

Forcing the BBC to fund free TV licences for the over-75s from its licence fee revenue, as the government has announced it wi


The Guardian
Naomi Klein
June 11, 2015

Shell has one or two rivals for the title of Planet’s Most Irresponsible Company, but it’s definitely the most ironic.

fav

To the surprise of many, money in politics is becoming an increasingly important issue in the debate over the upcoming presid


Bloomberg

Top Wonk Nomi Prins discusses how Deutsche Bank has failed to learn the lessons of the financial crisis which is why they hav

huffpost1

Central to the latest wrangling over a federal appeals court vacancy is one crucial fact: Wisconsin’s vacancy on the Se