I can count on one hand the writers who have shaped me more than Matt Bruenig. Over the years, his stuff has taken what used to be just a frustrated, amorphous conviction of injustice and channeled it into a material, pragmatic, achievable socio-economic vision. Suffice it to say, being asked to design his think tank’s inaugural report—coauthored between Matt and Ryan Cooper—was an extraordinary honor. Better yet, the report itself is a blistering, sobering, lucid, clearly-written, eminently timely, data-backed denouement on the devastation of black wealth that happened—cruelly unnecessarily—under Obama. It’s good.
Download and read the full PDF at The People’s Policy Project.
What follows are a handful of sample pages. (The full report clocks in at 30 pages.)