By Mike Kubzansky, CEO, Omidyar Network What would it look like to reimagine what is possible in the systems, ideas, and structures that govern our lives? Omidyar Network is excited to explore this question in the next iteration of our organization. We’re thrilled to announce our long-overdue new website and refreshed logo that we hope…Read More
September 14, 2020 Contact: [email protected] Social change venture proposes blueprint for a more equitable, inclusive, and resilient economy Washington, DC – Today, Omidyar Network released Our Call to Reimagine Capitalism in America, the social change venture’s blueprint to reimagine capitalism for the benefit of the many, and not just the privileged few. In this moment…Read More
The last time Andrew Yang was on The Ezra Klein Show, he was just beginning his long-shot campaign for the presidency. Now, he’s fresh off a speaking slot at the Democratic convention and, as he reveals in this episode, talking to Joe Biden about a very specific role in a Biden administration.Read More
The novel coronavirus — and America’s disastrously inept response — has shuttered the economy, leaving factories quiet, businesses closed, workers unable to do their jobs. Pulling out of this hole will require an economic effort unlike anything in recent history. We don’t just need a bit of stimulus. We will need a remobilization. But toward what end?Read More
Saul Griffith knows the US energy system better than just about anyone on this planet. He’s an inventor, a MacArthur genius fellow, and the founder and CEO of Otherlab, where his team was contracted by the Department of Energy to track and visualize the entirety of America’s energy flows. I had Griffith on The Ezra Klein Show last year for our climate series to lay out what it would look like for America to decarbonize. It was an awesome episode, but it was just a start.
In 2019, about one in six children in America — 12 million kids nationwide — lived in poverty. That’s a rate about two or three times higher than in peer countries. And that was before the worst economic and public health crisis in modern history.
Washington, DC – Today, Omidyar Network announced the final round of investments as part of its Economic Response Advocacy Fund. The Fund was established to create a stronger, more inclusive economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic.Read More
Joelle Gamble sits down with Pitchfork Economics to discuss economic theories can be exclusionary and perpetuate racist outcomes. Read More
Today, we unveiled the third and last in a series of policy papers containing detailed evidence and roadmaps for potential antitrust cases against several tech giants entitled “A Roadmap for a Monopolization Case Against Google Regarding the Search Market”.
Today, we unveiled the third and last in a series of policy papers containing detailed evidence and roadmaps for potential antitrust cases against several tech giants.Read More