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A Carbon Price is a Bet America Needs to Make

May 26th, 2010

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This piece was originally posted on Huffington Post.

China today is driven by one number: eight. That’s the annual percentage growth in GDP China needs to lift the more than one-third of its population still mired in poverty into the middle class. That’s 600 million people in a country of 1.3 billion.

And how does China plan to do this?

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Bullish on November

April 6th, 2010

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This piece was originally published in Roll Call.

It is becoming clear that progressives need to lay the groundwork to claim success. No, not on health care — the benefits of which may take years to realize ­— but on the economy.

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