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The Case For A New Deal 3.0 - David Riemer Author of Putting Government In Its Place

David Riemer is author of Putting Government In Its Place: The Case for a New Deal 3.0. He is also the author of The Prisoners of Welfare: Liberating America's Poor from Unemployment and Low Wages. David is a Senior Fellow at the Community Advocates Public Policy Institute and Senior Advisor for Social Security Works. David’s service during the past four decades has ranged from preparing city and state budgets to advancing major reform in state and national employment, income, health, and education policy.

In this conversation, we discuss:

  • David’s background and why he first got interested in policy, politics, and governance;

  • His excellent website that guides the reader through a detailed plan and policy process that is also laid out in his book Putting Government In Its Place: The Case for a New Deal 3.0; and

  • Where David sees opportunity and hope in 2021 and beyond.

You can follow David’s work through the following links:



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