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James Parrott

James Parrott is the deputy director and chief economist of the Fiscal Policy Institute. He teaches at the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College.

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How New York’s budget crisis was used to roll back expansive government   Read more

Working in America

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What progressives can learn from de Blasio’s policies in New York City. Read more

Economic Policy

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How the rich get relief on property taxes—and what to do about it. Read more

Money, Politics and Power