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Civic Tech and Engagement: How City Halls Can Help Construct Stronger Neighborhoods (Tech President)
Roosevelt Institute Fellow Susan Crawford says that local governments demonstrating responsiveness through technology can improve public trust.
Health Insurers Press to Exempt Millions From ACA (The Hill)
Roosevelt Institute Senior Fellow Richard Kirsch explains the latest push by insurance companies to lower their own costs by limiting the consumer protections of the Affordable Care Act.
Financial Market Oversight, Economic Recoveries, and Full Employment: Some Crucial Linkages (On The Economy)
Jared Bernstein says that implementing Dodd-Frank is essential to achieve full employment. For how to deal with financial oversight, he recommends turning to Roosevelt Institute Fellow Mike Konczal.
Sympathy for the Overdog (Slate)
The employees of Market Basket, a Northeast grocery chain, are protesting their CEO’s ousting. Luke O’Neil reports that they credit him with their fair wages and benefits, and fear a backslide.
New on Next New Deal
Roosevelt Institute President and CEO Felicia Wong and Senior Fellow Richard Kirsch praise yesterday’s National Labor Relations Board ruling for its common-sense support for workers.
In his video speculation for the Next American Economy initiative, MIT professor Frank Levy predicts the rise of an anti-technology movement as the economy stays stagnant.