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  • Stage Review: Losing an ‘American Home’

    Stage Review: Losing an ‘American Home’

    • September 7, 2017

    Playwright Stephanie Alison Walker was among the thousands of homeowners to receive a foreclosure notice in 2008. The experience prompted her to write American Home, a textured melodrama centered on a young couple whose lives come apart once they start to lose the house they love.

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  • Interview: Jared Bernstein Talks About Hillary, Liz Warren and Reconnecting With Prosperity

    • May 14, 2015

    In 2009, as the U.S. economy teetered on the brink of catastrophe, a newly elected Barack Obama leaned heavily on the counsel of a small circle of experts. Perhaps the most unlikely member of Obama’s inner sanctum, which included Larry Summers, Timothy Geithner, Christina Romer and Peter Orszag, was Jared Bernstein, a meditation devotee and

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  • Future Shock: A Letter from 2060

    Future Shock: A Letter from 2060

    • April 3, 2015

    (Editor’s Note:  This is an encore posting from our State of Inequality series.)   March 1, 2060 Dear Granddaughter, Just the other day, you asked me two questions that I failed to answer. How did California get into the fix it’s in today? And, a half century ago, when I was writing regularly about our

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