Misogyny and white supremacy empower white nationalists to acts of violence, and policymakers to exclude women and immigrants from workplace protections. "We will hold the women and their coworkers and their grieving loved ones in our hearts."
The question is whether even a supportive president can reverse the decline in union power that economists say has helped hollow out America's middle class. Neither organized labor nor sympathetic politicians have managed to do that for decades.
Some freelancers have come out against the PRO Act, insisting that the pro-labor bill threatens their livelihoods. But they needn’t worry: the bill would transform labor relations for the better, it wouldn’t “kill” freelancing.