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Americans are increasingly aware that corporations aren’t working the way they should. Roosevelt Senior Economist Lenore Palladino explains: “Today’s corporations have retained their privileges and lost their public purpose. Corporate power should not [surpass] people power.” In a truly competitive economy, rules incentivize corporate behavior that promotes shared prosperity, including investments in better products, higher
New Rules for the 21st Century: Corporate Power, Public Power, and the Future of the American Economy
Voters across the political spectrum are calling for an explanation of why the American economy and our democracy are working for so few. On April 10, join Roosevelt Institute and friends for an invite-only discussion. The Roosevelt Institute will share bold new work that answers key questions in today’s public debates and offers an economic
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 30, 2019 CONTACT: Ariela Weinberger, (610) 716-2978, email@example.com Roosevelt Institute Releases Statement re: Steinbaum’s Twitter Account Vitriol on Twitter is not new. The last few weeks, however, have been especially contentious for those of us debating new policy proposals to tax the super-wealthy, since we have been subjected to aggressive
Join us for an insider’s view of how Congress can conduct effective oversight investigations. The Roosevelt Institute and Demos are pleased to welcome Elise Bean, a 30-year Senate investigator and author of Financial Exposure: Carl Levin’s Senate Investigations into Finance and Tax Abuse, to take us behind the scenes on the oversight challenges facing the new
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 13, 2018 CONTACT: Mariam Ahmed, (202) 800-8688, firstname.lastname@example.org STATEMENT: Roosevelt Institute Experts Respond to Companion Bill to Strengthen Workers’ Voices Today, Rep. Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) introduced the Accountable Capitalism Act in the U.S. House of Representatives, a companion to legislation introduced in the Senate by Sen. Elizabeth Warren
For most Americans, the most controversial—and famous—summit meeting of the Second World War remains the Yalta Conference, where, in the minds of many conservative critics, Winston Churchill and Franklin Roosevelt essentially handed over control of Poland and much of Eastern Europe to the Soviet Union. What is often overlooked, however, is that most of the
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 16, 2018 CONTACT: Mariam Ahmed, (202) 800-8688, email@example.com STATEMENT: Roosevelt Fellow Responds to Sweeping Ethics Bill’s Move to the House Today, Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) introduced companion legislation for the Anti-Corruption and Public Integrity Act, which was introduced in the Senate by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) earlier this year.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 13, 2018 CONTACT: Mariam Ahmed, (202) 800-8688, firstname.lastname@example.org NEW ROOSEVELT REPORT OFFERS BOLD REFORMS TO RESTORE CONFIDENCE IN THE SUPREME COURT White paper evaluates proposals to ensure the Court serves the collective public interest NEW YORK, NY – Following the controversial appointment of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh and
We invite you to join George Washington’s Institute of Public Policy (“GWIPP”) and the Roosevelt Institute on November 13, 2018, to hear a range of experts explore the declining state of competition in high-tech industries such as social media, Internet search, and e-commerce, and propose ways to restore it. Amid concerns about the effects of corporate influence on much of
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 22, 2018 CONTACT: Mariam Ahmed, email@example.com New York, NY—Today, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) approved the $80 billion merger of Praxair and Linde AG, the world’s second- and third-largest industrial gas suppliers. FTC Commissioner Rohit Chopra dissented from the decision to approve the merger with conditions, noting that it would stifle