In the Media

5/18/17 – Jared Bernstein and Ben release Productivity Merry-Go-Round, the ninth episode of the On The Economy podcast.

5/4/17 – The American Prospect publishes Why a $15 Minimum Wage Is Good Economics.

5/3/17 – Jared Bernstein and Ben release The Raise the Wage Act of 2017, the eighth episode of the On The Economy podcast.

5/1/17 – The Washington Post publishes Kansas: Exhibit A against trickle-down tax cuts.

4/18/17 – Jared Bernstein and Ben release The Many Cases for Inclusive Immigration Policy, the seventh episode of the On The Economy podcast.

4/5/17 – Jared Bernstein and Ben release Trade and Trump, the sixth episode of the On The Economy podcast.

4/3/17 – The American Prospect publishes The Progressive Agenda Now: Jobs and Medicare for All.

3/22/17 – The New York Times publishes Why Medicaid Work Requirements Won’t Work.

3/21/17 – Jared Bernstein and Ben release Health Care, the Economy, and Republicans’ Terrible Obamacare Replacement Plan, the fifth episode of the On The Economy podcast.

3/7/17 – The American Prospect publishes The Republicans’ $370 Billion Cut to Medicaid.

3/7/17 – Jared Bernstein and Ben release What Does the Labor Department Do, Anyway?, the fourth episode of the On The Economy podcast.

2/21/17 – Jared Bernstein and Ben release Assessing the Labor Market and Getting to Full Employment, the third episode of the On The Economy podcast.

2/7/17 – Jared Bernstein and Ben release Why We Need to Block Block Grants, the second episode of the On The Economy podcast.

2/1/17 – The Huffington Post publishes a version of “March for Life” and “Pro-Life” Are Misnomers.

1/31/17 – The American Prospect publishes Three Reasons Trickle-Down Tax Cuts Don’t Work.

1/26/17 – The Washington Post publishes Oh SNAP! Boosting benefits beats paternalism and promotes long-term health.

1/24/17 – Jared Bernstein and Ben release The Road to Factville, the first episode of the On The Economy podcast.

12/23/16 – TalkPoverty publishes The Obama Legacy: Keeping the Recovery Going.

12/22/16 – The Washington Post publishes A vision for charter schools that helps, not hurts, non-charters.

12/9/16 – The New York Times cites Ben’s analysis of health care premiums and employment in the food services and drinking places industry.

12/8/16 – The American Prospect publishes Watch Out for Even More Tax Breaks — for the Rich.

11/24/16 – The Washington Post publishes Thankful for the Fight for $15.

10/27/16 – Ben and Michael Tracey discuss voting strategy for the 2016 election.

10/24/16 – Vox publishes The media – and many Democrats – need to stop attacking Jill Stein unfairly.

9/23/16 – The Johns Hopkins Institute for Education Policy publishes a discussion of education and opportunity policy between Ben and Dmitri Mehlhorn.

9/2/16 – The Young Turks’ Jimmy Dore and Stephen Oh highlight Privilege: Many Jill Stein Voters Have It, and Many Hillary Clinton Voters Do, Too during the second episode of Aggressive Progressives.

8/30/16 – The Huffington Post publishes a version of Privilege: Many Jill Stein Voters Have It, and Many Hillary Clinton Voters Do, Too.

7/14/16 – The Huffington Post publishes a version of Bernie Sanders Knows What He’s Doing and Is Doing It Quite Well.

7/1/16 – The Huffington Post publishes a version of There’s a Reason People Think the Democratic Primary Was Unfair and Undemocratic: It Was.

6/17/16 – The Huffington Post publishes The FDA’s Unscientific And Anti-Gay Blood Donation Policy.

5/20/16 – Education Post publishes Let’s Stop Debating and Make Sure that Low-Income Students Get Equitable Funding.

5/18/16 – Tagesschau.de interviews Ben and other Bernie Sanders volunteers about the Democratic primary.

5/2/16 – The Washington Post publishes House Republican proposal would make it harder for poor schools to feed their students.

4/29/16 – The New York Times publishes How to Prepare for the Next Recession.

4/18/16 – Moorestown Friends School describes Ben’s experience campaigning as Dennis Kucinich in the school’s 2004 Mock Primary Election.

4/11/16 – The Huffington Post publishes a version of A Less Wonky Bernie Sanders Would Still Make a Great President.

4/5/16 – Ben discusses upcoming minimum wage increases in California and New York on the Diane Rehm Show.

3/22/16 – The Huffington Post publishes a version of Pro-Clinton Writers Make Illiberal Arguments and Then Complain When They’re Called Out On It.

3/21/16 – Ben discusses how to prepare for the next recession at The Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at the Brookings Institution.

3/21/16 – The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities publishes Preparing for the Next Recession: Lessons from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

2/26/16 – The Washington Post publishes No, raising the local minimum wage doesn’t hurt local businesses.

2/17/16 – The Washington Post publishes We’d better get ready for the next recession: Lessons from the Reovery Act on its 7th anniversary.

2/16/16 – The Huffington Post publishes a version of Evidence Indicates that Bernie Sanders is the Democrats’ Best Shot at the White House.

2/13/16 – EdWeek publishes Ben’s response to its question of the week: “How can principals help teachers improve their craft?”.

2/10/16 – Teach For America publishes School Funding Is Down. Let’s Change That.

2/8/16 – The Huffington Post publishes How States Can Stop Wasting Their Taxpayers’ Money.

1/25/16 – The Huffington Post publishes a version of The Sound Reasoning Behind a $15 Minimum Wage.

1/21/16 – Voice of America interviews Ben about social media and the Bernie Sanders campaign.

1/14/16 – The Washington Post publishes If SCOTUS whacks the unions, there needs to be a plan B.

1/11/16 – Ben debates Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association on Choice Media.

1/11/16 – The Huffington Post publishes Republican Candidates on Poverty: More Talk Than Walk.

1/4/16 – The Huffington Post publishes Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association: A Deceptive Attack on Organized Labor.

12/22/15 – The Washington Post publishes ‘On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me’ … a bunch of econ charts!.

12/21/15 – The Huffington Post publishes a version of Why I Reject Lesser-of-Two-Evils-ism.

12/2/15 – The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities publishes Supplemental Security Income: An Important Anti-Poverty Program.

11/25/15 – The Huffington Post publishes Democrats Too Often Prioritize Political Opportunism Over Principled Policymaking.

11/20/15 – Valerie Strauss publishes a version of Friedrichs and Bain Explained in The Washington Post.

11/17/15 – MSNBC publishes The truth about the minimum wage.

11/9/15 – The Washington Post publishes Yet another inconvenient truth for its opponents: Obamacare is not ‘killing jobs.’.

11/2/15 – The Huffington Post publishes “Free Stuff:” The Hypocrisy of a Growing Campaign Theme.

11/2/15 – Diane Ravitch touts The Truth About School Funding.

10/27/15 – The Huffington Post publishes People for Bernie, Wall Street and Other Big Money Interests for Hillary.

10/13/15 – The Huffington Post publishes Fair Hiring Practices: Big Bang for Buck and Bipartisan Support.

10/7/15 – EdWeek publishes Ben’s response to its question of the week: “Should we help our students develop grit and, if so, how?”.

9/30/15 – The Huffington Post publishes a version of Organized Labor Should Endorse Bernie Sanders.

9/18/15 – The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities publishes Unions Boost Economic Mobility.

8/24/15 – The Huffington Post publishes a version of Is VAM a Sham? Depends on the Question You’re Asking.

8/11/15 – The Huffington Post publishes a version of Black Lives Matter Movement Gives Bernie Sanders’ Racial Justice Agenda the Push It Needs.

8/4/15 – Education Post publishes Serving Up Success in the Classroom.

8/3/15 – The Huffington Post publishes The Non-Madness of the Minimum Wage.

7/8/15 – The Huffington Post publishes It’s Time for Blood Donation Equality, Too.

6/17/15 – Richard Dedor publishes Guest Post: Why You Should Submit a Comment on the FDA’s Blood Donation Policy.

6/17/15 – Teach For America publishes Why the Community Eligibility Provision Helps Ensure Students Never Go Hungry.

6/15/15 – The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities publishes Fed Should Consider Wage Trends When Setting Interest Rates.

6/5/15 – The Atlantic publishes Inequality Matters.

6/4/15 – The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities publishes Breaking Down Barriers to Economic Opportunity.

6/4/15 – The Peterson Foundation publishes Outcomes and Opportunity: How Inequality and Income Stagnation are Limiting Opportunity in America.

4/25/15 – EdWeek publishes Ben’s response to its question of the week: “What are the best strategies for teaching Common Core math to English language learners?”

4/2/15 – Ben, Denisse Thompson, and Gladis Kersaint discuss teaching Common Core math to ELLs with Larry Ferlazzo.

3/20/15 – The Huffington Post publishes a version of Money and Power Matter. Family Structure, Not So Much.

2/16/15 – The Huffington Post publishes a version of It’s Not What Employers Are Doing, But What They Can Do, That Matters.

1/9/15 – Ben discusses why teachers unions are social justice organizations on Education On Tap.

12/31/14 – The Huffington Post publishes a version of The FDA Modified Gay Blood Ban But Continues to Disregard Facts.

12/4/14 – Ben and Ted Appel discuss teacher evaluation with Larry Ferlazzo.

12/2/14 – The Washington Post publishes a version of Dear FDA: Let Gay Men Donate Blood.

11/19/14 – The Huffington Post publishes a version of Dear FDA: Let Gay Men Donate Blood.

11/10/14 – Larry Ferlazzo calls The Problem with Outcome-Oriented Evaluations “one of the best pieces on teacher evaluation that anyone has written precisely about [the issue of ‘input’ versus ‘output’].”

11/4/14 – EdWeek publishes Ben’s response to its question of the week: “If we don’t want to use student test scores as part of a teacher evaluation, then what are alternatives?”.

10/27/14 – The California Teachers Association quotes Ben in its October issue of California Educator.

10/27/14 – Ben and Julian Vasquez Heilig discuss teacher evaluation with Larry Ferlazzo.

10/16/14 – Talia Arbit interviews Ben about the role of education standards.

10/2/14 – The Huffington Post publishes a version of The Political Lens: What Global Warming and Wright v. New York Have in Common.

9/30/14 – Demian Godon interviews Ben about how Teach For America (TFA) critics can work collaboratively with TFA corps members, staff, and alums.

9/23/14 – The Huffington Post publishes a version of The 34justice Political Tool: Ethics, Truth, and a Case Study of Michael Brown and Ferguson.

8/19/14 – Teach For America mails the Summer 2014 issue of One Day Magazine, which contains Teachers Unions as Champions of Social Justice.

8/8/14 and 8/9/14 – The Left Hook and The Huffington Post, respectively, publish versions of Paid Sick Leave and the Three Lenses of Policy Analysis.

6/13/14 – Ben mentions improvements we can make to teacher evaluation and support on KQED.

6/13/14 – The Huffington Post publishes a version of Informed Student Advocates Pursue Reforms that, Unlike Vergara v. California, Actually Address Inequity.

5/29/14 – Leadership for Educational Equity interviews Ben about Making the Time to Be a Teacher-Leader.

5/25/14 – Valerie Strauss publishes a version of The Problem with Outcome-Oriented Evaluations in The Washington Post.

5/23/14 – Larry Ferlazzo writes that The Problem with Outcome-Oriented Evaluations is “one of the best pieces I’ve read on teacher evaluation.”

4/9/14 – The Left Hook publishes a version of Free Speech: More a Means than an End.

3/30/14 – EduShyster interviews Ben about Vergara v. California and education reform more generally.

2/21/14 – Valerie Strauss publishes a version of Student Advocates Oppose Both Bad Teaching and Bad Lawsuit in The Washington Post.

2/12/14 – Diane Ravitch writes that “Ben’s analysis [of Vergara v. California] is the best I have seen to date.”

1/28/14 – The Left Hook publishes a version of Starbucks’ Greed Versus San Jose’s Living Wage.

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