In the News

Bloomberg: A Federal Job Guarantee for Everyone? Be Skeptical, by Noah Smith, July 10, 2018.

New York Times: Radical Democrats are Pretty Reasonable, by Paul Krugman, July 3, 2018.

New York Times: If the Robots Come for Our Jobs, What Should the Government Do?, by Neil Irwin, June 12, 2018.

The Intercept: Rep. Ro Khanna to Introduce Compromise “Jobs For All” Bill, by Kate Aronoff, May 30, 2018.

Democracy Journal: Digital Capitalism’s War on Leisure, by Stuart Whatley, May 23, 2018.

New York Times: Democrats’ Next Big Thing: Government-Guaranteed Jobs, by Jim Tankersley, May 22, 2018.

Huffington Post: Stephanie Kelton Has The Biggest Idea in Washington, by Zach Cater, May 20, 2018.

Think Progress: New Study Takes Aim At Debunking Old Myths About America’s Racial Wealth Gap, by Sam Fulwood III, May 2, 2018.

The Intercept: Whether America Can Afford a Job Guarantee Program Is Not Up For Debate, by David Dayen, April 30, 2018.

Washington Post: Q&A on the Democrat’s Big Idea: A Job Creation Program, by Jared Bernstein, April 26, 2018.

CNN: Why a ‘Federal Jobs Guarantee’ is Gaining Steam With Democrats, by Gregory Krieg, April 26, 2018.

TheNextSystemsProject: Shovel Ready Green Jobs: The Job Guarantee and Climate Resiliency, by Johanna Bozuwa, April 26, 2018.

The American Prospect: Why the Cause for Full Employment Is Back from the Dead, by Harold Meyerson, April 25, 2018.

Daily Beast: How Guaranteeing Jobs Became The Hot New Policy Priority For 2020 Dems, by Gideon Resnick, April 25, 2018.

Vox: Job Guarantees, Explained, by Dylan Matthews, April 24, 2018.

Steele & Ungar, POTUS XM Radio (Interview): Should We Have A Federal Job Guarantee?, April 24, 2018.

The Week: Bernie Sanders has Conquered the Democratic Party, by Jeff Spross, April 24, 2018.

Bloomberg: How to Reduce the Black-White Wealth Gap, by Noah Smith, April 23, 2018.

Financial Times: The Jobs Guarantee and Human-Capital “Nationalisation”, by Alexandra Scaggs, April 23, 2018.

Vox: Cory Booker’s New Big Idea: Guaranteeing Jobs for Everyone Who Wants One, by Dylan Matthews, April 20, 2018.

Slate: Mind the Gap: A New Paper Debunks the Persistent Myths About the Racial Wealth Gap, Jamelle Bouie, April 20, 2018.

The New Republic: “I Am Those People” How to Get More Working-Class Candidates like Kerri Harris to Run for Office, by Sarah Jones, April 20, 2018.

CityLab: Does Homeownership Really ‘Drive’ the Black-White Wealth Gap? by Tanvi Misra, April 20, 2018.

NextCity: Challenging Persistent Myths About the Racial Wealth Gap, by Alexis Lipsitz Flippin, April 20, 2018.

Wonkette: Handsome Cory Booker Wants to Guarantee Jobs For Everyone! by Robyn Pennacchia, April 20, 2018.

The Root: No, Personal Responsibility Won’t Solve Inequality: New Study Dispels Common Myths Behind Racial Wealth Gap, by Anne Branigin, April 19, 2018.

Fortune: What We Get Wrong About Fixing the Racial Wealth Gap, by Antonio Moore, April 16, 2018.

Washington Post: Why Democrats Should Fight for the Right to a Good Job, by Katrina Vanden Heuvel, April 10, 2018.

The Nation: The Government Should Guarantee Everyone a Good Job, by Ady Barkan, April 4, 2018.

The Intercept: A Guaranteed Jobs-for-All Program is Gaining Traction Among 2020 Democratic Hopefuls, by Kate Aronoff, April 1, 2018.

The American Prospect: Food Stamps Aren’t A Substitute for Work. They’re How Low-Wage Workers Avoid Hunger, by Kalena Thomhave, March 28, 2018.

New York Magazine: The Radical Proposal the Moderate Democrats Should be Running On, by Eric Levitz, March 22, 2018.

The Nation: Why Democrats Should Embrace a Federal Jobs Guarantee, by Sean McElwee, Colin McAuliffe, and Jon Green, March 20, 2018.

The Intercept: For Georgia Democrats, The Governor’s Mansion Is In Reach. But Are They Selling The Platform Voters Want?, by Zaid Jilani, February 13, 2018.

Washington Post: Tuesday was a great win for Democrats. Here’s how they can build on it, by Jared Bernstein, November 9, 2017.

Bill Moyers: Why We Need a Universal Basic Income, by Keri Leigh Merritt, September 15, 2017.

Vox: What American would look like if it guaranteed everyone a job, by Dylan Matthews, September 6, 2017.

On-the-Economy Podcast (Interview): Guaranteeing Everyone a Job, by Jared Bernstein and Ben Spielberg, August 31, 2017.

New Republic: Back to Work: How Democrats can win over Americans left behind in the new economy, by Bryce Covert, July 18, 2017.

In These Times: Leaked Documents Show Jerry Brown Giving Big Oil a Seat in Drafting Climate Policy, by Kate Aronoff, June 28, 2017.

The Week: How to make a carbon tax insanely popular, by Jeff Spross, May 4, 2017.

The Washington Post: Transit agencies rarely hire women and minority contractors. Here’s why that matters, by Martine Powers, April 12, 2017.

Future Left Podcast (Interview): Take This Job and Guarantee It!, April 4, 2017.

The American Prospect: The Progressive Agenda Now: Jobs and Medicare for All, by Jared Bernstein and Ben Spielberg, April 3, 2017.

On-the-Economy Podcast: Assessing the Labor Market and Getting to Full Employment, by Jared Bernstein and Ben Spielberg, February 21, 2017.

The Washington Post: Trump asked what African Americans had to lose. They’re waiting to see the gain, by Courtland Milloy, February 14, 2017.

Fox News, Tucker Carlson Show (Interview): Do we need a Federal Job Guarantee? February 20, 2017.

The Atlantic: In D.C., White Families are on Average 81 Times Richer Than Black Ones, by Gillian B. White, November 26, 2016.

The Washington Post: Net worth of white households in D.C. region is 81 times that of black households, by Perry Stein, November 2, 2016.

Diverse Issues in Higher Education: Scholars Reveal Gaping Black/White Wealth Disparities in D.C., by Jamaal Abdul-Alim, November 1, 2016.

Washington Post: These academics say Bernie Sanders’s college plan will be a boon for African American students. Will it?, by Danielle Douglas-Gabriel, March 7, 2016.

Yes Magazine: Craigslist Saved 5M Tons of Stuff From Landfills – And 4 Other New Stats on Local Economies, by Mary Hansen, March 03, 2015.