Dave Hage has written about labor, economics and medicine for more than 30 years at publications including the Star Tribune, the New York Times, the Nation and US News & World Report. As an editor or reporter, he has been a Pulitzer Prize winner once and a finalist twice.
Hage has written or co-written three books, including "No Retreat, No Surrender,'' a chronicle of American labor in the 1980s, and "Reforming Welfare by Rewarding Work,'' a book about poverty and welfare reform in the 1990s. He lives with his wife, Therese, in St. Paul, with grown children in New York, Minneapolis and Washington, D.C. He got his start in journalism as a jazz critic and eagerly awaits the next new Coltrane record.