Press Release: New Report Outlines Progressive Tax Policy Agenda

New York – One year after Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2018 (TCJA), a new report from the Great Democracy Initiative, Restoring Democracy through Tax Policy, offers a bold vision for progressive tax reform. In the report, Jeremy Bearer-Friend, Acting Assistant Professor of Tax Law at NYU School of Law, argues … Continued

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