Tennie White was an environmental lab owner who was particularly vocal about protecting poor African-American communities. Then, the EPA took her to court.
The formation of anti-fascist coalitions provides the opportunity to convert dreams of social reform into a concrete and transformative program at the municipal level.
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Simon Johnson, former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund, is a professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, and a member of the CBO’s Panel of Economic Advisers. He is a co-founder of The Baseline Scenario.