Feet to the Fire

Advice, prodding and encouragement for the Biden administration, the Democratic Party and those who wish them (and the country and planet) well.

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Looking back at the C.C.C. of the 1930s – and forward to the C.C.C. of the 2020s. A conversation with Neil Maher.
March 8, 2021
Trump and his gang tried to destroy this agency, but it outlasted them. Longtime consumer advocate Ed Mierzwinski talks about what the CFPB accomplished before Trump, and what it needs to do next.
March 1, 2021
The leader of the House impeachment team talks about the way forward.
February 22, 2021
R.L. Miller, Political Director of Climate Hawks Vote, reviews the first month of Joe Biden's presidency. 
February 22, 2021
The costs of the pandemic will be huge, and they will fall most heavily on Americans who were already up against it. Daniel Markovits makes the case for an emergency tax on wealth to help set things r...
February 8, 2021
The private sector will never take us to full employment and broad economic security. The Democratic Party needs to get over that idea, says economist John Harvey. And a modern-day Civilian Conservati...
February 2, 2021
Can America gets Its multiracial act together? What's still stopping us? Heather McGhee spent three years traveling around the country and looking for answers.
January 25, 2021
A look at the booming fortunes of America's billionaires and others who have done conspicuously well for themselves since the virus reached our shores. Chuck Collins talks about how they did it and wh...
January 22, 2021
America has turned them into one story, not two, says the co-founder of an organization with both words in its name. But what will it t take to get more white, black and brown Americans onto the same ...
January 12, 2021
A coalition of progressive groups has come forward with a jobs-and-infrastructure plan for the Ohio River Valley. It could be a defining opportunity for Joe Biden, the Democratic Party and the nation....
January 4, 2021

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