Rebekah Entralgo is the managing editor of the IPS Inequality.org website and newsletter. Previously she covered immigration, labor and tax policy as a reporter at ThinkProgress and later led communications and media strategy at Freedom for Immigrants, a national nonprofit working to end immigration detention. She has reported for NPR member stations in her home state for Florida, as well as the NPR headquarters in Washington DC, where she researched presidential conflicts of interest for the NPR Business Desk.

Rebekah holds a Bachelor of Arts in Editing, Writing, and Media from Florida State University, where she was an undergraduate research assistant studying growing activist movements on social media.

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Unemployment Insurance Isn’t Holding Back the Economy. Inequality Is.

Ending enhanced unemployment benefits didn’t get people back to work. It just made them poorer.

The Labor Day Dreams of Black Workers

Leading Black labor organizers and policy advocates share their visions for advancing racial equity in the COVID recovery — and beyond.

Black Labor Leaders and Advocates Reflect on the Pandemic and What Comes Next

We asked nine leading Black labor organizers and policy advocates how to advance racial equity in the COVID recovery — and beyond. Here are their responses.

Advocates Call on Congress to #SealTheDeal for Care, Climate, and Justice

The next few months will be crucial to securing the big, bold policy wins needed to build a more equitable, sustainable country for all.

Two Years After the Largest Workplace Raid in U.S. History, a Path Forward for Undocumented Workers

Democrats just passed a budget framework that could make millions of immigrant workers less vulnerable to exploitation.

The Eviction Crisis is a Race and Gender Wage Gap Issue

Rep. Cori Bush delivered a win for millions of renters, but inequalities that make Black women particularly vulnerable to evictions continue.

Paving a Pathway to Citizenship Also Means Paving a Pathway to Recovery

Immigrants played a key role in keeping families and the economy functioning during the pandemic. Congress must ensure these essential workers share in the benefits of recovery.

Infrastructure Must Include the Care Economy

This crisis of care could be prevented if Congress were to take bold action to fund human infrastructure.

Poor People’s Campaign Marches on Washington to ‘Blunt the Political Effects of Wealth Inequality’

West Virginia and Kentucky activists vow to continue pressing Manchin and McConnell on democracy and economic reforms.

Employers: If You Want Workers, Pay a Living Wage

It’s not that people don’t want to work — it’s that they don’t want to work for so little.

Care Advocates Celebrate Big Wins in American Families Plan

Their mantra? Celebrate today. Organize tomorrow.

Migrant Women Farmworkers: An Invisible Essential Labor Force

The Biden administration must address the industry’s long-standing gender discrimination and systemic inequalities, which have become even more severe during the pandemic.

Amazon Union Vote Shows Why We Need the PRO Act

In the face of intimidation by one of the largest companies in the world, Alabama workers bravely spoke out about the need for greater labor protections.

Biden’s Jobs Plan Will Help Seniors Get Care At Home

By supporting quality home care, the plan will help seniors avoid dangerous, for-profit nursing facilities.

Biden’s Plan Invests in Quality Home Care, Not Dangerous For-Profit Nursing Homes

New research reveals nursing homes owned by private equity investors have higher death rates.

The Fight for Equal Pay Must Include Domestic Workers

Gender inequality in the workplace rests upon how we value, or fail to value, care workers.

Biden’s Relief Package Is a Huge Victory for Workers

It’s one of the largest antipoverty programs ever passed — and will save worker pensions throughout the country.

Paid Sick and Family Leave Can’t Wait

For workers like my mom, the financial strain caused by a lack of paid leave can be just as stressful as catching COVID-19.

Caregivers Need Care Too

A new documentary exposes the need for a federal lifeline for child care providers and working mothers.

Ending the Subminimum Tipped Wage Is a Step Towards Building Black Worker Power

A leading Black worker advocate calls on policymakers to understand that what benefits Black workers benefits us all.