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Want More Teachers? Start Valuing Education

Too many lawmakers are happy to dole out subsidies for the rich and corporations while resisting pay increases for educators.

A Pastor Marches for A Moral, Equitable Economy for All

The Poor People’s Campaign marched on Washington to demand that politicians legislate to protect the fundamental rights of 140 million poor and low-wealth people in America. Here’s why a pastor from New York joined them.

Nurses are Standing Up to Profiteers and Demanding Universal Healthcare

The first-ever Senate hearing on Medicare for All examined how our profit-driven healthcare system endangers patients and betrays nurses.

The Gilded Glamour Met Gala Was a Fantasia of Inequality

Our second Gilded Age isn’t as enchanting as Condé Nast and celebrity spectacle make it seem – but a red carpet parade while event workers struggle for dignified treatment epitomizes the era.

A Historic Deal for Union Doormen

After servicing New York City’s wealthiest throughout the pandemic, 32,000 residential workers refused to accept a regressive new contract.

Stopping Traffic to Fund Excluded Workers

New York’s essential workers have been excluded from relief and benefits. The Fund Excluded Workers Coalition is fighting to change that.

For New York Home Care Workers, Fair Pay Is Possible

Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, New York has an opportunity to transform its care economy by investing in workers.

Columbia’s Student Workers Fight for a Fair Contract

Student workers keep Columbia University running, yet many struggle to make ends meet in one of the most expensive cities in the country.

The Civilian Climate Corps Could Be Transformative. Will Democrats Meet the Moment?

The climate jobs program in the budget reconciliation deal should build on FDR’s initiative in ways that advance equity for all.

Building Tenant Power with the Housing Justice for All Coalition

As the federal eviction moratorium expiration date looms, housing organizers in one of America’s most unequal states offer a new, equitable path forward.

In Gossip Girl Reboot, Wealthy Teens Grapple With Their Privilege. Is That Enough?

The classic teen drama returns. This time, with class consciousness.