The last time Andrew Yang was on The Ezra Klein Show, he was just beginning his long-shot campaign for the presidency. Now, he’s fresh off a speaking slot at the Democratic convention and, as he reveals in this episode, talking to Joe Biden about a very specific role in a Biden administration.Read More
The novel coronavirus — and America’s disastrously inept response — has shuttered the economy, leaving factories quiet, businesses closed, workers unable to do their jobs. Pulling out of this hole will require an economic effort unlike anything in recent history. We don’t just need a bit of stimulus. We will need a remobilization. But toward what end?Read More
Saul Griffith knows the US energy system better than just about anyone on this planet. He’s an inventor, a MacArthur genius fellow, and the founder and CEO of Otherlab, where his team was contracted by the Department of Energy to track and visualize the entirety of America’s energy flows. I had Griffith on The Ezra Klein Show last year for our climate series to lay out what it would look like for America to decarbonize. It was an awesome episode, but it was just a start.
In 2019, about one in six children in America — 12 million kids nationwide — lived in poverty. That’s a rate about two or three times higher than in peer countries. And that was before the worst economic and public health crisis in modern history.
Washington, DC – Today, Omidyar Network announced the final round of investments as part of its Economic Response Advocacy Fund. The Fund was established to create a stronger, more inclusive economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic.Read More
Joelle Gamble sits down with Pitchfork Economics to discuss economic theories can be exclusionary and perpetuate racist outcomes. Read More
On the margins of the ID4Africa annual meeting, Omidyar Network’s Magdi Amin speaks with CNBC Africa about the need for and pathway to Good ID. Read More
Mike Kubzansky shares insights about our refreshed strategy and Beneficial Tech work in a recent interview with The Business of Giving. Read More
Isabelle Hau spoke with YourMarkOnTheWorld about opportunities to invest in children before they start school, to level the playing field, and give every child an equal opportunity at success in life.Read More