The Kansas governor’s attempt to create supply-side nirvana in Middle America not only failed to grow the economy—it created a crippling crisis of government that led to a statewide rejection of his politics.
Can you have a model city in a left-behind region?
L.A. voters have chosen to tax themselves to build a citywide rail system. Can rail also resurrect the city’s long-vanished middle class?
It’s a mistake to racialize an economy that harms the entire working class.
As in the 1930s, progressives need economic development strategies for the left-behind regions of the country.