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How E-planning for Retirement Can Help Lower-Income Savers

The 2012 Retirement Confidence Survey recently released by the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) confirms that many U.S. workers know that they are not saving…

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Time: America’s Big Cities Are Inequality Hot Spots

Time‘s Denver Nicks referenced an observation made by the Progressive Policy Institute on the positive effects that tech hubs have on income inequality. Nicks cited…

The American Prospect: Investments and Entitlements

Entitlement programs have tended to squeeze out public investment. What is there to be done about that? Having rolled the rock of entitlement reform up…

President Obama, Republicans Fight the Class War

In his article for Politico on “Class Warfare,” Jonathan Martin quotes PPI president Will Marshall: Will Marshall, head of the centrist Democratic think tank Progressive…

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Election Watch: Campaign Attacks Heat Up with Conventions Around the Corner

With the national political conventions right around the corner, both presidential campaigns have become notably more aggressive. The president, his super PAC and key surrogates…

Simply False: Mitt Romney’s Cynical Welfare Nostalgia

PPI’s Will Marshall, with years of experience in welfare reform during the Clinton years, criticized the false attacks by the Romney campaign on the Obama…

Wingnut Watch: The Rise of Fearless Republicans

There are still some observers in Washington who believe congressional Republicans will be forced by President Obama’s jobs speech and proposal to cooperate with Democrats…

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