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Former FCC commissioner Michael J. Copps explains why Susan Crawford's book is essential reading:
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Mike Konczal exposes banks' new plans to skirt financial reform through the courts:
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The more plugged in we get, the less wired we become. Sounds contradictory, but the fact is that the United States has a genuine telecommunications problem. In some parts of this country -- not Malaysia or North Korea -- citizens can't even access Facebook to read this message. Susan Crawford, a Roosevelt Institute Fellow and telecom expert, joins a team of other analysts to lay out the problem in 'War for the Web.' Watch the trailer and find out how you can get a signed copy of Susan's book, Captive Audience, here:
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Richard Kirsch previews a coming battle over those who can't afford Obamacare coverage:
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Bryce Covert looks at what happens when we slash some parts of the social safety net:
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Emily Apple suggests that participatory budgeting could bring back a little faith in our government:
Americans are getting fed up with government. It's time to get them directly involved. It has been nearly a month since the sequester went into effect, yet little is being done to reverse the deep cut...
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Mike Konczal looks at growing threats to Dodd-Frank:
What are the serious threats to Dodd-Frank? Last month, Haley Sweetland Edwards wrote "He Who Makes the Rules" at the Washington Monthly, which is the best single piece on Dodd-Frank implementation I'...
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Joseph Stiglitz argues GDP is a bad way to measure a country's value:
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Watch our Fellows discuss the current state of work, Millennials, and the potential for organizing:
Search. Contributors · Rediscovering Government · Rortybomb · The New Guard · Millennial Pulse · Price Point · Annette Bernhardt · Ellen Chesler · Susan Crawford · Bo Cutter · Tom Ferguson · Andrea Fl...
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Mike Konczal finds some potential right/left common ground: an anti-rents agenda.
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Rob Johnson argues that the global economy has been hurt by an absence of leadership:
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Susan Crawford explains to Reuters how far behind the US has fallen in internet speed and connectivity:
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Carrying forward the legacy and values of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt.
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The Roosevelt Institute is devoted to carrying forward the legacy and values of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt by developing progressive ideas and bold leadership. The Institute seeks to reanimate the progressive movement through a three-pronged approach: advance compelling new ideas and bold visions; develop the next generation of progressive leadership; and attract new audiences to the Roosevelt legacy.
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