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How Gender Changes Piketty’s ‘Capital in the Twenty-First Century’ (The Nation)
Roosevelt Institute | Campus Network National Director Joelle Gamble joins The Nation‘s roundtable on feminism and the economy to discuss how Piketty’s findings affect women and people of color.
New York: Young Ideas for Social Cohesion (UBM’s Future Cities)
Jordan Fraade writes about the Roosevelt Institute Summer Academy’s NYC Policy Expo as an example of young people not just moving to cities, but developing policy to improve them.
The 1% May Be Richer Than You Think, Research Shows (Bloomberg)
Jeanna Smialek reports on new research that shows the wealth of the 1 percent to be significantly undercounted. She speaks to Roosevelt Institute Chief Economist Joseph Stiglitz, who isn’t surprised.
Bank of America Offers U.S. Biggest Settlement in History (NYT)
In reaction to another case that turned out badly, Bank of America has offered a $16 billion settlement for its sale of toxic mortgage securities, write Ben Protess and Michael Corkery.
Cold Porridge For Regular People: The Myth of the Goldilocks Economy (TAP)
Robert Kuttner says that only the wealthy could consider this economic climate not too hot or too cold – for everyone else, there aren’t enough jobs and wages are staying flat.
The Market Basket Protests And The American Worker (On Point)
Tom Ashbrook takes a close look at the protests happening at Market Basket supermarkets, in which the managers are pushing to keep a CEO who they feel has workers’ best interests at heart.
New on Next New Deal
The largest banks’ “living wills,” meant to facilitate an orderly bankruptcy process, aren’t good enough, and Roosevelt Institute Fellow Mike Konczal says that shows that Too-Big-to-Fail isn’t entirely solved.
In his video speculation for the Next American Economy project, Robert Litan of the Brookings Institution says that existing businesses are capturing the benefits of new technology, to the detriment of new firms.