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January 22, 2020
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January 2020

From all of us at The Democracy Collaborative, we wish you a happy near year. We are more convinced than ever that we are at the precipice of a political and economic transformation in this country and around the world, and we will be redoubling our efforts this year and beyond to see this come to pass. As my colleague Marjorie Kelly, Executive Vice President of TDC, recently stated in an interview with Laura Flanders, “the economy is designed for the outcomes that we have where three billionaires have more wealth than the bottom half of Americans combined. But a different kind of economy is growing.”
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November 20, 2019
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November 2019

Climate change is an unprecedented global social, political, and economic crisis and will undoubtedly be one of the most prominent political and economic challenges of the 2020s. As we explore potential solutions, we can look at our history for tools to catalyze action at the scale and magnitude we need. Our latest report, authored by Director of Research Thomas M. Hanna, explores the surprisingly rich history of nationalization in the US, demonstrating that there is historical precedent for leveraging the economic power of government to address large-scale social and economic crises.
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October 23, 2019
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October 2019

Earlier this month, The New York Times featured an article about the work of The Democracy Collaborative’s Healthcare Anchor Network (HAN), highlighting how this growing collaboration of 45 health systems is shifting the healthcare field to invest in addressing one of the root causes of poor health: economic insecurity. The article features quotes from myself and Director of Healthcare Engagement David Zuckerman, as well as leading voices in the field and local residents at the heart of these anchor strategies.
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