David Madland

David Madland is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress. He has been called “one of the nation’s wisest young scholars” by Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne Jr.

He is the author of Re-Union: How Bold Labor Reforms Can Repair, Revitalize, and Reunite the United States (Cornell University Press, 2021) and Hollowed Out: Why the Economy Doesn’t Work without a Strong Middle Class (UC Press, 2015).


Mary Kay Henry, president of SEIU, says, “David's work is creating a North Star for how we increase workers' power in the economy and democracy.”