Politics of Poverty
Do state labor laws impact overall well-being of residents?
When we talk about the “well-being” of a population, what are useful indicators to paint a picture of how we’re doing? At the least, we’d say food insecurity, poverty, and infant mortality are vital measures of health and prosperity. How do those align when compared to labor policies?
Biden and young workers are bridging a wide generation gap to revitalize the labor movement
Is it a new dawn for unions in the US? As a wave of organizing sweeps the nation—from Starbucks to Amazon—President Biden is standing tall with young activists to fight for the rights and dignity of workers. Let’s count the ways; they add up, and it matters.
Tax billionaires like the rest of us
Billionaires don’t pay their fair share in taxes. There is no justification for it. We must tax them now to invest in our families and a green economy.