Steven Hill

Steven Hill is a former fellow at New America during the years 2004-2006 and 2014-2016. He was the founder and director of New America’s political reform program from 2006-10. He is a political writer, lecturer and researcher whose articles, opeds and media interviews have appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, the Atlantic, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, BBC, NPR, C-SPAN, Bloomberg, Fox News, Democracy Now, PBS, Guardian, the Nation, Die Zeit, Le Monde, Project Syndicate, Vima (Greece), Gazeta Wyborcza (Poland), Lidové Noviny (Czech Republic), Der Standard (Austria), Today’s Zaman (Turkey), Mother Jones, Salon, Slate, Politico, and many others.

As a New America fellow, Hill’s books of political nonfiction included Raw Deal: How the "Uber Economy" and Runaway Capitalism are Screwing American Workers, 10 Steps to Repair American Democracy, and Expand Social Security Now: How to Ensure Americans Get the Retirement They Deserve. His other books include Europe's Promise: Why the European Way is the Best Hope in an Insecure Age (University of California Press, 2010), Fixing Elections: The Failure of America's Winner Take All Politics (Routledge Press, 2003), Whose Vote Counts?/Reflecting All of Us (Beacon Press, 2001) and Die Startup Illusion: Wie die Internet-Ökonomie unseren Sozialstaat ruiniert (Droemer Knaur, 2017).

Previously, Hill was co-founder and former assistant director of FairVote/Center for Voting and Democracy, policy director at the Center for Humane Technology, and journalist-in-residence at the Berlin Social Science Center. See more information at his website

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