Meeting the Moment: Bold Ideas to Transform the Economy



Date & Time

December 3, 2020 10:00 AM

As the President-elect prepares to take office amid a global pandemic and a worsening economy, he must also face—and address—a broken political and economic system. Decades of policymaking centered on markets and reinforced by strategic racism have left our country deeply vulnerable.  

What can the incoming administration do to address the multiple crises we face and transform the economy? How do we build a powerful multiracial coalition that can create a democratically accountable, effective government that can deliver for all of us? Join us for this important discussion.


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Felicia Wong

President & CEO, Roosevelt Institute

Felicia Wong is the President and CEO of the Roosevelt Institute, where she promotes a bold economic and political vision capable of bringing the ideals of Franklin and Eleanor into the 21st century by leading work on a rewriting the rules agenda, a comprehensive economic program and narrative that has become increasingly influential.

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Rhiana Gunn-Wright

Director, Climate Policy, Roosevelt Institute

Rhiana Gunn-Wright is the Director of Climate Policy at the Roosevelt Institute. Before joining Roosevelt, Rhiana was the policy director for New Consensus, charged with developing and promoting the Green New Deal.

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Bharat Ramamurti

Managing Director, Corporate Power, Roosevelt Institute

Bharat Ramamurti is the Roosevelt Institute’s Managing Director of Corporate Power and a CARES Act Congressional Oversight Commission member. At Roosevelt, Bharat leads groundbreaking research to identify and explain the problem of concentrated corporate power in today’s economy—and helps to advance solutions that rebalance power for the good of all.

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Elliot Williams

CNN Legal Analyst, Host of “Made to Fail” Podcast

Elliot Williams is a CNN legal analyst. He is a principal in The Raben Group’s Government Affairs Practice Group in Washington, DC. Williams spent nearly eight years as a senior political appointee in the Obama administration, as deputy assistant attorney general for legislative affairs at the Department of Justice.