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'Amazon economy' gives the left a mandate for bold economic reform

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This week expect to see political pundits once again coalesce, based on a superficial reading of the electorate, around the narrative that the election results are a mandate for center-rightism, a cautionary tale against progressive aspirations for a dramatic reshaping of our market-based political economy.

That is a misreading of the public’s real appetite for government interventions that would make the economy more fair, reparative and sustainable, especially in the wake of the economic damage caused by COVID-19, according to a poll conducted by The Democracy Collaborative and YouGov in October. […]

The poll reveals a strong mandate for government policy actions designed to ensure that the economy that emerges from the pandemic empowers workers and communities, strengthens small businesses and curbs the power of big corporations and moves rapidly toward renewable energy.

Read the full article at The Hill

Publication date: 2020-11-03
Publisher: The Hill
Publication URL: 'Amazon economy' gives the left a mandate for bold economic reform

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