We need a race-conscious populist economic agenda

February 7, 2018 | | The Hill |
Policies should genuinely address the economic challenges faced by working people and the families they support, while also directly challenging the racism that saturates American politics and policy. We’ve recently brought together concrete proposals to lift up working people of all backgrounds. [...]
 
The “New American Demos” — people of color, single women, young people, and working-class Americans of all races — is hungry for policies that actually address their lives and struggles. To elevate the policy conversation and advance the interests of working people in 2018 and beyond, we must commit to a race-forward populist economic agenda that will enable all of us to thrive.