Anne Kim is Director of Domestic and Social Policy at the Progressive Policy Institute in Washington, D.C., and a contributing editor to Washington Monthly.
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.
Geography is a barrier to higher education for tens of millions of rural Americans. A few states have hit on an innovative solution.
Low unemployment rates mask soft spots in the job market, especially among rural Americans and minorities.
How Medicare steers low-income and minority kidney patients toward the hell of dialysis—and keeps two big companies rolling in profits.
A novel grant program in Virginia is helping workers earn career-boosting occupational credentials.
Free college is not so much a populist idea as an elitist one.