The recommendations would reduce inequality by setting high-road standards for federal contractors, closing tax loopholes for the rich, canceling student debt, cracking down on price-gougers, and building worker power.
The president’s State of the Union address tasked Congress with an ambitious agenda, but Biden needs to do much more on his own to reduce inequality.
Strong jobs numbers are not enough. The president should keep pushing a bold legislative agenda while deploying every executive tool at his disposal to achieve a more equitable economy.
Over 110 student body presidents from across the country penned a letter to the Biden administration, urging them to take action on student loan forgiveness to address inequality.