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James Kwak

James Kwak is a professor at the UConn School of Law and the chair of the board of the Southern Center for Human Rights. He is the author or co-author of 13 BankersWhite House Burning, and Economism. In a previous career, James co-founded Guidewire Software. He posts very occasionally on Twitter (@jamesykwak) and even more occasionally on Facebook (jamesykwak).

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How to restore the party with a progressive agenda that reliably sides with the people again Read more

Take Back Our Party

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Neoliberal Democrats have undermined their historic brand and damaged the trust of the voters. Read more

Take Back Our Party

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Democratic policies since the Clinton era have boosted Wall Street over Main Street and failed to mitigate soaring inequality. Read more

Take Back Our Party

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The recent history of the Democrats, with neoliberalism ascendant, has offered little for ordinary working people. Read more

Take Back Our Party

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The introduction to a new book, arguing that Democrats must return to their roots as a party of the poor, workers, and the middle class Read more

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