The rules that structure our economy have been skewed toward the rich and powerful at the expense of the middle class and working families. And despite brief windows of progress, far too many rules have held back communities of color.
Our two reports, "Rewrite the Racial Rules: Building an Inclusive American Economy" and "Untamed: How to Check Corporate, Financial, and Monopoly Power," begin to bridge the policy conversations between economic and racial inequality, and we know this is just the beginning.
Rediscovering Government, an initiative of the Roosevelt Institute, hosted a conference on June 4, 2013 to discuss how we can get the U.S. back to full employment and create more good jobs. For more information, visit www.rediscoveringgovernment.org.