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The US Economy needs a booster shot

BERKELEY – November brought welcome news from Pfizer, Moderna, and AstraZeneca, each of which is

Think small for an American recovery

Laura Tyson, former chair of the US President’s Council of Economic Advisers, is Professor of

America’s dual recession

Americans heading into the fall and the new school year are grappling with interrelated upheavals

California Capitalism

BERKELEY – Despite multiplying policy challenges, the United States is crippled by political polarization and

Expanding America’s expansion

The United States is enjoying the longest economic expansion on record, surpassing the decade-long growth

Keeping US workers in the game

Though the unemployment rate and jobless claims are currently lower than at any point since

The Birthplace of America’s new progressive era

Since the end of 2014, we have been advocating a model of US governance based

Climate action Trumps trump

Now is not a good time to be a climate-change denier like US President Donald

America’s homelessness crisis is deepening

After 95 consecutive months of job growth, the United States unemployment rate has fallen to

Universal basic income or Universal living wage?

A universal basic income (UBI) would be both regressive and prohibitively expensive. Yet the idea