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Mike Konczal

Mike Konczal is a fellow at the Roosevelt Institute. His work has appeared in The Nation, Slate, and The American Prospect. He blogs at Rortybomb.

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Labor activists once understood time to be a checking mechanism on market activity. In our own era of uncontrolled working hours, this is a vision of freedom worth recapturing.

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Our long-term goal must go well beyond the Senate bill to build a more resilient economy.

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Local government can't fix our problems. Only big government can.

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American Bureaucracy's Long and Useful History

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Public Goods, Profits, and State Legitimacy

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Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century dismantles received economic wisdom on the nature of inequality—including the idea that it is necessary for a rising tide to lift all boats.

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It's only fair, and other reasons why voters on all sides should agree.

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Debt relief is fair. It would also be good for the economy. Why isn’t it happening? Politics.

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The real battle is not about eliminating rents but determining who will benefit from them.

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The real battle is not about eliminating rents but determining who will benefit from them.

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Debt is a political crisis that requires a political response.

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We need to be cautious. Alternatives to blame may be even worse.

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The effort to protect those vulnerable to corporate power takes many forms.

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