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The Origins of Prosperity

Daron Acemoglu and his co-author spoke at the Center for American Progress last week about why nations fail.

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Ties that Bind

David Madland and Nick Bunker explain why rebuilding the American middle class is an important step toward rebuilding America’s infrastructure.

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Rebuilding Our Middle Class

Gadi Dechter and Michael Ettlinger analyze the president’s forceful defense of the middle class as our economy’s engine of economic growth and prosperity.

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The Top 10 Middle-Class Acts of Congress

Congress would do well to reflect on passage of key middle-class legislation as it considers how to strengthen our economy, writes Nick Bunker.

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President Obama’s Bridge to a Better Economy

Michael Ettlinger details the two policy threads that define the president’s approach toward immediate but also sustainable economic recovery in 2012.

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Hard Work Should Pay Off

Heather Boushey argues for work-life policies in The New York Times's "Room for Debate."

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Economic Inequality Is Not Sustainable

Heather Boushey examines why growing income inequality helped boost the wealth of the few and how reversing course is imperative to our nation’s economic well-being.

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The Legitimate Gripes of the Other 99 Percent

Gadi Dechter mines the diverse voices of the 99 Percent Movement and finds it united against mounting inequality, shrinking mobility, an unfair tax code, democracy corrupted by money, and bailouts for the rich without protections for the middle class.

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