My Op-Ed in The Atlantic: ‘Forget Denmark—Emulate Canada’

The Atlantic

I wrote about how policies matter for The Atlantic. While Denmark came up during last week’s Democratic presidential debate, my take is that we should — and could — be more like Canada.

“If the goal of the next president is to rebuild the middle class, then following the policy lead of Canada—a country where there is less income inequality and a greater likelihood that those born at the bottom of the economic ladder can rise to the top—is a shrewd strategy. And it’s also a strategy well within our reach.”

Read more here. (It was also picked up by the Albany Times Union opinion blog.)