Sean McElwee

No, The Decline in Marriage Did Not Increase Inequality
January 16, 2015

The New York Times' David Leonhardt gets it wrong.

When Workers Own Their Companies, Everyone Wins
August 01, 2014

How a very old economic model could help the new economy.

Here's a Quick, Smart Way Obama Could Raise Worker Wages
July 29, 2014

Tell federal agencies to stop contracting with firms that don't treat their employees well.

Natural Gas Will Not Save the U.S. Economy
March 06, 2014

We're racking up environmental debt, and still borrowing more.

Republicans Suddenly Can't Stop Talking About "Mobility"
February 19, 2014

The unpleasant truth: When the government keeps slashing its safety net, climbing the economic ladder gets harder. 

Forget the GDP. Some States Have Found a Better Way to Measure Our Progress.
February 03, 2014

Here's a tool that can actually tell us how economically secure our nation is.