1. Stiglitz Speaks Out
Roosevelt Chief Economist Joseph Stiglitz was a guest on Vox’s “The Ezra Klein Show,” where he discussed his background in Indiana, the evolution of his career, and the work he’s doing now to rewrite the rules of the American economy. And in the Cleveland Plain Dealer, he explains why Donald Trump’s economic platform is wrong for American workers.
2. Monopoly Power in Silicon Valley
As part of The New York Times's Room for Debate, Roosevelt President and CEO Felicia Wong says tech giants should be collaborating with government to serve people, not spending huge amounts on lobbying to exempt themselves from regulations that would benefit consumers.
3. A New Frontier for Antitrust
In the wake of the proposed AT&T/Time Warner merger, Pacific Standard talks to Roosevelt Program Director Kathryn Milani and Legal Fellow Andrew Hwang about Roosevelt’s Untamed report and why antitrust policy should consider the public interest and the threat monopolies pose to democracy.
4. Where's the Growth?
Roosevelt Fellow Mike Konczal tells The Atlantic’s Alana Semuels that one factor contributing to weak economic growth is that, despite historically low interest rates, corporations are chasing short-term returns for their shareholders instead of investing for the future.
5. Shutting Down the Pipeline
Kyle McElroy, a chapter organizer for the Roosevelt network and student at DePaul University, calls on Hillary Clinton to oppose the Dakota Access Pipeline and stand with the Sioux tribe whose sacred land—and health—would be endangered if construction is allowed to continue on the crude oil pipeline.