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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:June 4, 2020 CONTACT:Ariela Weinberger, aweinberger@rooseveltinstitute.org 155 Years Overdue: A Strategic Plan for ReparationsIn advance of Juneteenth, a new Roosevelt Institute report explores how a federal reparations program will fundamentally change racial and economic inequality in the US New York, NY—The protests that have erupted across the nation following the killing of George

“It looks as if the system cannot reform itself,” said Dr. Cornel West this past Friday in discussing the public murder of George Floyd on May 25. In 5 minutes and 23 seconds, Dr. West delivers the powerful—and painful—truth: We are living in a moment of compounded systemic failures, at least those of us who

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:April 30, 2020 CONTACT:Ariela Weinberger, aweinberger@rooseveltinstitute.org American Labor Law Is Broken; Worker Survey Data Tells Us How it Fails and How to Fix ItNew Roosevelt report outlines new criteria for workplace law reform New York, NY—Worker power in the United States has long been in a downward spiral. Over the past five decades,

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:April 29, 2020 NEW COVID-19 POLICY POLLING: Voters Demand Further Government Action; Overwhelming Support for Immediate Aid to Families, Frontline Workers70 percent want Congress to “do whatever it takes to provide Americans the economic support they need during this very difficult time”; 71 percent want “major, sweeping action to address the economic impact

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:April 24, 2020 CONTACT:Ariela Weinberger, aweinberger@rooseveltinstitute.org Worker Voice in the Time of COVID-19New report explores how and why front-line workers must be guaranteed a voice in the next stimulus bill New York, NY—Frontline workers’ strikes and protests have made clear that workers have been excluded from decision-making in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:April 16, 2020 CONTACT:Ariela Weinberger, aweinberger@rooseveltinstitute.org Lessons from the CARES Act: Banking for All in the Time of COVID-19New Roosevelt report explores why an economy that works for all requires financial inclusion policy New York, NY – As part of Congress’s financial stimulus response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the CARES Act included $1,200

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 9, 2020 Progressive Group Leaders to Congress: Major Federal Intervention Needed to Meet Scale of Crisis; Congress Must Put People Ahead of Corporations to Save Economy Washington, DC – Today, leaders of progressive research, policy, and advocacy groups released the following statement calling on Congress to move quickly to pass a robust

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:March 31, 2020 CONTACT:Ariela Weinberger, aweinberger@rooseveltinstitute.org High Profits, Low Wages, and Discrimination: Corporate America and the Double Wage Gap A Roosevelt report explores how US corporations make billions in profit from the gender and racial wage gaps, even before the coronavirus New York, NY—Since the 1980s, American corporations have seen their profits skyrocket,

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:March 26, 2020 CONTACT:Ariela Weinberger, aweinberger@rooseveltinstitute.org Lessons from the Past: WWII and the Fight Against National Crises New report shows that America’s economic mobilization during World War II offers a useful model for the government to fight crises from coronavirus to climate change New York, NY—Today, with a health crisis putting millions of

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:March 23, 2020 CONTACT:Ariela Weinberger, aweinberger@rooseveltinstitute.org STATEMENT: Roosevelt Institute Responds to Student Debt Emergency Relief Act New York, NY—President Donald Trump announced on Friday that he will allow a two-month reprieve from paying student loans for the nation’s more than 42 million federal student loan borrowers during this national emergency.  Today, Rep. Ayanna