Press Release: New Report Outlines Progressive Trade Policy Agenda

New York – A new report from the Great Democracy Initiative, A Blueprint for a New American Trade Policy, proposes a transformational agenda for trade policy. Report authors Timothy Meyer and Ganesh Sitaraman argue that there need to be radical changes to the way trade policy is made in order to address economic inequality and national … Continued

Press Release: New Reports on Reviving Antitrust for the 21st Century Economy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 25, 2018   CONTACT: Mariam Ahmed,   NEW REPORTS: REVIVING ANTITRUST FOR THE 21ST CENTURY ECONOMY Roosevelt Institute and Great Democracy Initiative Release Legislative Blueprint for Combatting the Second Gilded Age   NEW YORK, NY – As concentrated corporate power threatens jobs and wages and worsens inequality, the Roosevelt Institute and … Continued

Statement: Great Democracy Initiative Responds to Bill Introduced by Sen. Elizabeth Warren to Curb Government Corruption

New York, NY – Today, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) introduced legislation that would make sweeping changes to our country’s ethics and conflict of interest laws. The Anti-Corruption and Public Integrity Act would limit the influence lobbyists have in policymaking, deter government officials from enriching themselves through their public positions, end the revolving door between industries … Continued

New Report Calls for Creation of Federal Enforcement Agency to Fight Corruption, Revamp of Post-Watergate Era System

Proposed Agency is Centerpiece of Comprehensive Plan to Rebuild Trust in Government New York – Today, the Roosevelt Institute and the Great Democracy Initiative released a new report delineating a detailed agenda to reduce conflicts of interest and corruption in Washington. Unstacking the Deck: A New Agenda to Tame Corruption in Washington describes significant problems with … Continued