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Jared Bernstein, a former chief economist to Vice President Joe Biden, is a senior fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and author of 'The Reconnection Agenda: Reuniting Growth and Prosperity'.
This is how the Trump administration should be getting ready, if it could just admit the peril.
It's a race between a potential slowdown and the arrival of better economic leadership.
President Trump inherited a strong economy, and he hasn't tanked it. But he has broken every promise he made to help economically vulnerable people.
Things look okay for now, but there's a recession lurking out there somewhere.
The deficit's rising and the Fed's about to cut rates. That's a lot of stimulus. So why is growth slowing?
Conservatives argue for devolving power to the local level. That is, they do so until places try to implement ideas they don't like, such as raising the local wage floor.
A Fed chair paying close attention to vulnerable workers is, unequivocally, a good thing.
They’re having a debate, and they’re proposing ideas most Americans are saying they like.
Even as we close in on full employment, potential employees are left behind. Here's a plan to change that.
There's no reason the United States can't have a growing, vibrant union movement.