Stories by Matt Bruenig

Matt Bruenig, PolicyShop Contributor at Demos, is a Texas native and graduate of the University of Oklahoma. His primary areas of policy expertise are poverty, inequality and labor. He also writes frequently on political theory with a focus on the various philosophical approaches to the idea of economic justice. Email him at: subscribe to Matt Bruenig's feed

Posted on: Aug 30, 2014, Source: Salon

The "education reform" leader who just stepped down gets plenty of criticism. But here's what people overlook.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2014, Source: Salon

New WSJ piece argues that dying Gazans are not truly innocent civilians. Its argument will sound eerily familiar.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2014, Source:

A paralyzing visual of protracted U.S. wealth inequality.

Posted on: Oct 15, 2013, Source: Salon

The American right obsesses over abortion and birth control, not helping people. It's different around the globe.

Posted on: Aug 27, 2013, Source: The American Prospect

The number of Americans that struggle with joblessness and poverty throughout their lifetime is still exceedingly high.