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Amy Hanauer

Entries by Amy Hanauer

War on Poor: Mom and Krugman Both Wrong?

(22) Comments | Posted November 14, 2013 | 4:32 PM

I never thought I'd imply that Paul Krugman could be wrong. But when my mother in New Jersey and colleagues' mothers in California and Ohio all voiced relief that Ohio was doing so much to help the poor after reading his column or another story, I...

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A Labor Leader and a Banker Walk Into a Boardroom

(12) Comments | Posted March 23, 2013 | 6:44 PM

At a board meeting early in my career, I proudly presented a carefully crafted plan to leverage public funds, employ inner city workers, clean up polluted urban land, and integrate the building trades at the same time. I was crushed when an African American community organizer on the board gruffly...

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