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Darrick Hamilton

Darrick Hamilton is an associate professor at the New School for Social Research's economics department and at the Milano School, also at the New School.

In 1944, Franklin Roosevelt proposed constitutional amendments to guarantee Americans’ fundamental economic rights. It was never adopted—and today, is more necessary than ever. Here’s an adaptation of his program for our time. Read more

, , Economic Policy

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(AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Truly fixing the American economy requires full employment, as Franklin Roosevelt proposed 74 years ago. And that can't be done through the private sector alone. Read more

, , Health and Social Policy

There will never be a post-racial America if the wealth gap persists. Read more

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