"Mike Konczal is a fellow with the Roosevelt Institute, who also blogs at New Deal 2.0. He works on financial reform, the 21st century economy, unemployment, inequality, access to financial services and what it means to have a social contract in a financialized, post-industrial economy. He’s written papers for the Roosevelt Institute about financial reform several times as well as the deficit and the unemployment crisis. His work has appeared at The American Prospect, NPR’s Planet Money, Slate, Baseline Scenario, Atlantic Monthly’s Business Channel and The Nation. Originally from Chicago, he enjoys finance, economics, sociology, theory, tacos and center-left politics ..."