Poverty is deepening, the standard of living is declining in the US, wages remain stagnant and inequality is worsening. Meanwhile the national unemployment rate has hit historically low levels. What explains this anomalous state of the US economy?
Individual labor unions sometimes have interests that conflict with the greater public’s. While certain unions may be an obstacle to the greater good, unions are collectively a uniquely effective vehicle--not a "special interest group"--for realizing what matters most to working people.
Billionaire NFL owners seek to outlaw protest and civil liberties. The move comes after players across the league have locked arms, raised fists, and knelt during the national anthem to protest racial injustice.
The historical legacy of the racial wealth divide when combined with gender inequality makes women of color uniquely economically insecure. The greatest socio-economic disparities for most women of color are rooted in racial inequality, which is then worsened by smaller but significant gendered disp