Next New Deal is the blog of the Roosevelt Institute, featuring unique insight and sharp analysis aimed at reanimating progressive thought. We discuss the top headlines and the important but underreported stories, all the while starting conversations that will frame the debates to come and drive lasting change. Designed for the well-informed reader, we bring together a wide range of established experts and emerging leaders from across the Institute's program areas and beyond to explore the questions at the heart of today's most critical debates and find policy solutions grounded in the legacy and values of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt.

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