LISTEN: Who is Richard Vague?
The banker, policy advisor, author and all-around renaissance man on how he got to where he is — and why he’s obsessed with personal debt
Book Excerpt: What’s Causing Mass Inequality?
In The Paradox of Debt, out next week, Philadelphia author and public intellectual Richard Vague makes the connection conventional economists avoid: It’s the debt, stupid!
A Student Debt Forgiveness Proposal That’s Fair
Philly’s preeminent big picture thinker and apostle for growth is out with a new book that addresses how widespread debt forgiveness can save America—if it's done fairly.
Why Richard Vague Still Thinks Business Can Save America
Philly’s modern-day Renaissance man has published the first-ever definitive history of U.S. business. And it’s a timely reminder that there really is something exceptional about the idea of America
More Trees, Please
Trees—which nourish the earth, beautify the city, lower temperatures and increase good health—are disappearing from Philly. Here, some ideas to fix that
LISTEN: A Conversation with Ali Velshi and Richard Vague
At a Citizen members event at the Fitler Club, the MSNBC host and the philanthropist/businessman talked about the economy, politics and the goodness of AmericansJul
A Brief History of Doom
Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019
6:30 pm-8 pm
at Fitler Club
A conversation between MSNBC's Ali Velshi and Richard Vague
An affectionate open letter to the scourge of Philadelphia’s streets