James Lardner is a Senior Fellow at Demos. He is the coauthor of Up to Our Eyeballs: How Shady Lenders and Failed Economic Policies Are Drowning Americans in Debt and the coeditor of Inequality Matters: The Growing Economic Divide in America and Its Poisonous Consequences. His other books include NYPD: A City and Its Police. As a journalist, he has written for the New York Review of Books, the New Yorker, and theWashington Post, among other publications.
He is an editor of Thinking Big: Progressive Ideas For A New Era.