What I learned today: Gene Sperling is on the board of directors of U.S. Steel, the result of union negotiating for a board seat.
"This is both a health crisis and an economic crisis and a terrible time to have such an unprecedented obstruction of a smooth transition." - Gene Sperling, former director of the National Economic Council, on Pres. Trump's refusal to cooperate with the Biden transition
I heard Gene Sperling might be interested in OMB. Everyone likes Gene Sperling.
“Some of the workers that we’ve treated the worst economically … they are literally on the front lines saving our well being.” Gene Sperling, fmr. chief economic adviser to presidents Clinton and Obama, discusses valuing essential workers.
Today, we are forced to confront the dissonance between our nation’s labeling of workers as “essential” and “heroes” and their limited wages, benefits and ability to organize, writes Gene B. Sperling, an economic adviser to two presidents
Fmr. director of the National Economic Council for Presidents Gene Sperling says the US needs new "robust, bold unemployment benefits" to help workers losing their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic.
"Some of that consumer activity will go away and it will not necessary rebound later and that has markets worried, not about spin, not about politics—but actual economic demand." - Fmr. Obama and Clinton economic adviser Gene Sperling on coronavirus impact