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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.
Local government can't fix our problems. Only big government can.
American Bureaucracy's Long and Useful History
The effort to protect those vulnerable to corporate power takes many forms.
Public Goods, Profits, and State Legitimacy
Thomas Piketty and his critics.
It's only fair, and other reasons why voters on all sides should agree.
We need to be cautious. Alternatives to blame may be even worse.
Debt relief is fair. It would also be good for the economy. Why isn’t it happening? Politics.
Debt is a political crisis that requires a political response.
The real battle is not about eliminating rents but determining who will benefit from them.
Vital reading on politics, literature, and more in your inbox
Robin D. G. Kelley, Vijay Iyer
Nikhil Pal Singh
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