Roosevelters believe in an economy that invests in collective prosperity, rather than one that benefits the richest. We demand an economy built by and for workers that provides job security, collective bargaining rights, and sustainable living wages. In order to enact real solutions, we must counter the stark concentration of economic power in a few hands. That begins with the distorted priorities of the financial industry and ensuring the flow of profits is not contained within the financial industry itself. Instead, we must focus our attention on the real economy and undertake vast investments in housing, infrastructure, and transport.
We believe in an economy:
Here's a look at the types of policy projects or campaigns you could undertake in the Economy Issue Area:
A look at some active campaigns fighting for the public good in the Economy across the nation:
Some examples of Roosevelt student written policies advocating for the public good of the economy: