Ariela Weinberger

Ariela Weinberger is the Communications Manager at the Roosevelt Institute, where she handles media relations and communication strategy. Prior to joining Roosevelt, Ariela worked at a series of tech public relations firms where she focused on media relations, communications strategy, and social media for a variety of companies ranging from Fortune 1000s to small startups. During her time, she focused on business2business technology, healthcare, and security. She earned a BA in Anthropology from Muhlenberg College.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:November 5, 2019 CONTACT:Ariela Weinberger, aweinberger@rooseveltinstitute.org How We Got Here: Economic Ideology and Climate Inaction New Roosevelt report explores how neoliberal ideology has stymied action to address the growing climate crisis New York, NY—Since President Ronald Reagan entered the White House with big promises to smash the regulatory state and free the market,

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 24, 2019 CONTACT: Ariela Weinberger, aweinberger@rooseveltinstitute.org STATEMENT: Roosevelt Institute Fellow Responds to Resignation in US Department of Education New York, NY—Tuition is rising, and student loan debt stands at more than $1.6 trillion. Meanwhile, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’s policies continue to trap Americans in more debt.  Today, however, news is

This week, Roosevelt Communications Manager Ariela Weinberger is reading an Axios article on how automation will negatively impact the racial wealth gap—especially for Black workers—and a New York Times op-ed from economists Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman on the future of tax justice and how absurd it is that “the working class is now paying

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:October 5, 2019 CONTACT:Ariela Weinberger, aweinberger@rooseveltinstitute.org Roosevelt Institute Presents 2019 Four Freedoms Awards to Champions of Democracy Ceremony highlights the importance of democratic values in a challenging political landscape Hyde Park, NY—Today, the Roosevelt Institute celebrated the Four Freedoms Awards, honoring Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt’s legacies and those who exemplify core freedoms that

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:September 9, 2019 CONTACT:Ariela Weinberger, aweinberger@rooseveltinstitute.org The System Is Rigged: Student Debt and the Racial Wealth Gap New report highlights link between structural racism in America and racial disparities in higher education; calls for new progressive student debt policy proposals New York, NY— Today, a new report co-released by Demos, The Century Foundation,

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 24, 2019 CONTACT: Ariela Weinberger, aweinberger@rooseveltinstitute.org Roosevelt Network Launches Annual Emerging Fellows Research Program New student-led research focuses on climate change, social justice, and the opioid epidemic Today, the Roosevelt Network launched the latest research papers from its Emerging Fellowship program, a yearlong opportunity for college students to dig deeper into

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 23, 2019 STATEMENT: Roosevelt Network Will No Longer Support Foreign Policy Proposals and Projects New York, NY—To better support student policymakers and activists at the state and local levels, the Roosevelt Network is moving away from supporting foreign policy proposals and projects for its 10 Ideas publication. “We want our students

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 18, 2019 CONTACT: Ariela Weinberger, aweinberger@rooseveltinstitute.org STATEMENT: Roosevelt Institute Experts Respond to Stop Wall Street Looting Act NEW YORK, NY—Today, Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) released the Stop Wall Street Looting Act, a bill to curb private equity (PE) firms’ most egregious

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 11, 2019 CONTACT: Ariela Weinberger, aweinberger@rooseveltinstitute.org Rising Number of Hospital Mergers and Closures in Rural America Hurting Women’s Health, Economic Well-Being Roosevelt Institute documents adverse effects of market power crisis An issue brief released today by the Roosevelt Institute finds that corporate consolidation within America’s rural hospital sector is harming both

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 8, 2019 CONTACT: Ariela Weinberger, aweinberger@rooseveltinstitute.org How Philanthropy Can Address the Racial Wealth Gap  A new report explores the evolution of the Ford Foundation’s work on the racial wealth gap and provides recommendations for how the philanthropic sector can more effectively address the issue Today, the Roosevelt Institute released a report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 19, 2019 CONTACT: Ariela Weinberger, aweinberger@rooseveltinstitute.org The High Cost of Shareholder Power in Big Pharma New Roosevelt brief illustrates the magnitude of Big Pharma spending on shareholders NEW YORK, NY – At a time when Americans pay record prices for medications, pharmaceutical companies generate record profits devoted largely to rewarding shareholders

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 19, 2019 CONTACT: Ariela Weinberger, aweinberger@rooseveltinstitute.org Toward a Just Economy: How a Universal Basic Income Can Curb Racial Inequality Coinciding with Juneteenth and the presidential debates, a new issue brief explores the role of guaranteed income in combating racial wealth inequalities NEW YORK, NY – A new issue brief released today

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 14, 2019 CONTACT: Ariela Weinberger, aweinberger@rooseveltinstitute.org The Role of the Economy in Combating Climate Change New Roosevelt Institute report outlines an economic policy framework to address climate change while promoting growth and ensuring equitable economic outcomes NEW YORK, NY – The United States needs a new approach to climate change—one that

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 22, 2019 CONTACT: Ariela Weinberger, aweinberger@rooseveltinstitute.org Capturing the Government: Big Pharma’s Take Over of Policymaking New brief explores how drug companies influence policymakers and the resulting harm in patient outcomes Today, the Roosevelt Institute released the issue brief, “The Cost of Capture: How the Pharmaceutical Industry has Corrupted Policy Makers and

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 1, 2019 CONTACT: Ariela Weinberger, aweinberger@rooseveltinstitute.org For the Many, not the Few: Building an Inclusive Economy in the Age of Free Markets New Roosevelt issue brief argues that America’s markets-first approach is failing and it is time for the government to provide essential goods and services in direct competition with private

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 18, 2019 CONTACT: Ariela Weinberger, aweinberger@rooseveltinstitute.org Roosevelt Fellow and Trade Expert Responds to Latest on New NAFTA Today, the US International Trade Commission issued the government’s official projection for the impact of the Trump administration’s remake of the 1993 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The report estimates that NAFTA 2.0

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 10, 2019 CONTACT: Ariela Weinberger, aweinberger@rooseveltinstitute.org A New 21st Century Policy Agenda: Roosevelt Report Proposes Changing the Balance of Power in the Economy At Washington DC launch event, Roosevelt experts presented a new approach to policymaking, with a keynote from former Georgia House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams WASHINGTON, DC — Today,

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 10, 2019 CONTACT: Ariela Weinberger, aweinberger@rooseveltinstitute.org Roosevelt Institute Releases New Policy Report on Tackling 21st Century Economic Challenges New report offers bold approach to policymaking: curbing concentrated power and reclaiming public power in our economy and political system NEW YORK, NY — Today, the Roosevelt Institute, a New York-based think tank

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 2, 2019 CONTACT: Ariela Weinberger, aweinberger@rooseveltinstitute.org Roosevelt Network Releases 11th Annual10 Ideas Journal Latest edition tackles the most pressing issues of our time with bold, student-driven policy proposals NEW YORK, NY  – Today, the Roosevelt Network, a national network of students and alumni that supports emerging policymakers, researchers, and advocates, announced

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:March 19, 2019 CONTACT:Ariela Weinberger, aweinberger@rooseveltinstitute.org  Fixing the Senate: Toward a More Democratic AmericaNew Roosevelt paper explores the bold policy reforms needed for a more democratic Senate NEW YORK, NY– Today, the Roosevelt Institute, a New York-based think tank that promotes progressive economic and political policy reforms, released Fixing the Senate: Equitable and

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:March 8, 2019 CONTACT:Ariela Weinberger, aweinberger@rooseveltinstitute.org    STATEMENT: Roosevelt Institute Experts Respond to Elizabeth Warren’s Proposal to Break Up Tech Giants NEW YORK, NY—Today, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) proposed that the US break up the largest technology companies—including Amazon, Google, and Facebook—that are crowding out competition and fueling America’s market power crisis. Furthermore,

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Corporate profits are at record highs and unemployment is below 5 percent, yet 40 percent of Americans say that they would not be able to meet a $400 emergency. For too long we’ve been guided by the 50-year-old myth that fewer regulations and lower taxes on corporations and the wealthy will lead to economic growth

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 21, 2019 CONTACT: Ariela Weinberger, aweinberger@rooseveltinstitute.org Kathy Mulady, k.mulady@peoplesaction.org   Creation of a Crisis: Why the Pharmaceutical Industry Chooses Profit Over People New issue brief explores how US policy choices have led to high drug prices, low health care investment, misaligned incentives, and escalating CEO pay across the pharmaceutical industry  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 14, 2019 CONTACT: Ariela Weinberger, aweinberger@rooseveltinstitute.org   Roosevelt Senior Economist Explores Corporate Prosperity and the Decline of Employee Bargaining Power Research finds that the rise of shareholder primacy has contributed to America’s high-profit, low-wage economy   NEW YORK, NY – Today, the Roosevelt Institute, a New York-based think tank that promotes

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