Anne Kim is Senior Writer at the Washington Monthly.
She is also a senior fellow at the Aspen Institute’s initiative on financial security and a senior fellow at the Progressive Policy Institute. Before joining the Monthly, Anne served as senior policy strategist at the nonprofit CFED, as the economic program director at the think tank Third Way, and as legislative director and deputy chief of staff to Rep. Jim Cooper (D-Tenn.). She has been writing about economic and social policy for more than 15 years and is also the founder of Republic 3.0, a solutions-oriented policy blog that is now a project of the Washington Monthly. Anne has a J.D. from the Duke University School of Law and a bachelor’s in journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia.
By the time kindergarten starts, wealthy kids already have a major head start over their low-income peers. A novel program hopes to change that.
This message of xenophobia is turning off top talent from around the world.
This isn’t a recipe to ‘Make America Great Again.’
In the era of Trump, congressional Democrats should practice “strategic co-opposition.”
It doesn’t keep dangerous criminals off the streets. It just keeps the poor in jail—and finance companies rolling in profits.