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OFF-KILTER with Rebecca Vallas

Feb 20, 2020

The Nation’s Greg Kaufmann on his recent article “Appalachia gets special funding. The black rural south deserves it too. PLUS: We mark Valentine’s Day for millionaires with Social Security Works’s Alex Lawson.

Feb 13, 2020

This week on Off-Kilter, we break down the latest Trump budget with CAP’s Seth Hanlon and Lily Roberts, and Bobby Kogan, chief mathematician of the Senate Budget Committee.

Jan 24, 2020

CAP’s Shilpa Phadke on the push for nationwide paid leave, as the House takes up its first-ever hearing on the FAMILY Act—PLUS: a deep-dive with EPI’s Ben Zipperer on why expanding the Earned Income Tax Credit should go hand-in-hand with raising the minimum wage.

Jan 16, 2020

Ed Chung on the campaign to destroy bail reform in New York state—PLUS: Ezra Levin on the Indivisible movement three years on, his and Leah Greenberg’s new book, and the path to defeating Trump and Trumpism in 2020 and beyond.

Jan 9, 2020

Rebecca sits down with Jared Bernstein of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and Angela Hanks of the Groundwork Collaborative, for a preview of the year to come and the issues, stories, trends, opportunities, and threats to watch in 2020 when it comes to poverty and inequality.