Sea Change - How a New Economics Went Mainstream - By Felicia Wong, Suzanne
13 November 2023
Her research focuses on post-neoliberal thought and the intersection of race, economics, and social stratification; and her work has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Time, The New Republic, Democracy: A Journal of Ideas, and the Boston Review. [...] She launched and cohosted the podcast How to Save a Country, and is the coauthor of the book The Hidden Rules of Race: Barriers to an Inclusive Economy (Cambridge University Press, 2017). [...] People have rung the death knell for neoliberalism for a while, from the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, to Brexit and the election of President Trump, to the COVID pandemic. [...] Historians still debate the start of the neoliberal era and the arc of the New Deal era. [...] Suzanne Kahn, a historian by training and a longtime labor advocate, has had a front-row seat to many of the policy battles that shape our current thinking, from the fight for comprehensive health-care reform in 2008 and 2009, to New York City’s response to its housing crisis in the midst of a development boom in the 2010s, to the Roosevelt Institute’s own campaign for free college and student deb.