The New Inequality Part II
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NEWARK, NJ — May 19, 2020 — As the country begins a process of reopening, and increasingly more people, especially those deemed non-essential workers, are protesting against the lock-downs, we are seeing more clearly the fault-lines in the economy. On one level, there is a class warfare going on between economic elites who are able to work remotely and ordinary …

Oren M. Levin-WaldmanThe New Inequality Part II
By OREN M. LEVIN-WALDMAN

The New Inequality
By OREN M. LEVIN-WALDMAN

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NEWARK, NJ — May 5, 2020 — Inequality and rising income has long been an issue in any number of political campaigns. The economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, however, puts an actual face on it which may have easily been obscured. Too often inequality can appear to be an abstraction as we are looking at Gini coefficients and top-to-bottom …

Oren M. Levin-WaldmanThe New Inequality
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Managing a Crisis, and Especially Now, Requires Real Leadership
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  NEWARK, NJ — April 21, 2020 — With the advent of public administration during the early part of the Twentieth Century came what is regarded as the administrative state. Critics deride it as the “deep state.” Still, classical public administration rested on a couple of basic principles: separation of politics from administration, and staffing based on merit, which would …

Oren M. Levin-WaldmanManaging a Crisis, and Especially Now, Requires Real Leadership
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What Workers Really Need in this Economic Crisis is Liquidity
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NEWARK, NJ — April 6, 2020 — Any law passed by Congress, even with the noblest intentions is fraught with politics. Every member of Congress attempts to fold his or her pet project into a bill, even if it has nothing to do with it. The CARE Act, i.e. the $2.2 trillion stimulus bill is no different. We have funding …

Oren M. Levin-WaldmanWhat Workers Really Need in this Economic Crisis is Liquidity
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Coronavirus, Crisis, and Changing the Nature of Work
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Necessity as the mother of invention has long been a driving force for progress. In our political system, the main driver of change has been crisis. The political system is so robust by design that only when there is a true crisis, do we begin to see movement on anything. Obviously, the same must be true for the economy. The …

Oren M. Levin-WaldmanCoronavirus, Crisis, and Changing the Nature of Work
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Serious Economic Policy Should be Predicated on Economic Development 
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WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — February 25, 2020 – As Bernie Sanders appears to be heading towards front-runner status, any number of people are expressing their shock and dismay over electing a socialist. Instead of separating themselves from Sanders ideologically, the rest of the candidates bend over backwards to show how progressive they are too. Now Bloomberg is endorsing unions, which, of …

Oren M. Levin-WaldmanSerious Economic Policy Should be Predicated on Economic Development 
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