Why are members of the United Automobile Workers (UAW) taking to the street as the latest workers to go on strike this year? Here’s one reason: auto industry profits soared by 92% in ten years, to $250 billion, while worker pay has declined by nearly 20% since 2008.Learn more
Politics of Poverty
Ideas and analysis from Oxfam America's policy experts
To meet the growing demand for clean energy technology, including solar panels and electric vehicles, the mining sector is set to soar. However, a new report from Oxfam finds that mining companies are not prepared to support a just energy transition.
Last week, the child care crisis in the U.S. fell off a cliff, as pandemic-era funding expired. As Congress fails to act, it hurts not just families, but countless child care professionals who are already struggling to get by. Here, one expert tells her story.
2022 saw a doubling of U.S. children living in poverty for a simple reason: Congress failed to act.