Black students have had to take out larger loans and faced greater difficulty paying them back than other borrowers.
New federal contracting standards could incentivize corporations to narrow the economic divides that undermine employee morale and business effectiveness.
Pandemic disparities have driven workers at Starbucks and several other low-wage employers to demand a fair reward for their labor.
The CEOs at America’s largest low-wage employers are grabbing huge raises while workers and consumers struggle with rising costs.
The landmark collective bargaining agreement for the United States Women’s National Team creates a blueprint for equity across global sports organizations.
The United Auto Workers and climate groups join together to push the USPS to buy electric postal vehicles to replace their old, gas-guzzling fleet.
The legislation gets rid of a manufactured financial burden that has threatened the ability of USPS to provide good jobs and universal service.
The power of sports to legitimize a regime means they have the power to delegitimize one, too.
Presidential executive action to cancel up to $50,000 in student debts would increase Black wealth by 40 percent.
Our economic and racial divides grew even wider in 2021, but there are signs of hope for a more equitable future.
Proposals in play to pay for the ambitious public investment plan could help reverse skyrocketing wealth inequality.
Proposals on the table to pay for the Build Back Better Act could rein in offshoring, excessive CEO pay, and wasteful stock buybacks.
To help pay for vital public investments, Congress needs to end a tax loophole that has allowed greedy private equity execs to pay a lower tax rate than many middle-class Americans.
If Congress doesn’t crack down on military contractor pay, the White House should.
While workers are continuing to struggle under COVID, corporate lobbyists are converging on Capitol Hill to block proposed pro-labor reforms.
Here’s everything you need to know about the urgency of fair tax reforms to pay for vital public investments and reverse extreme inequality.
Low-Wage Workers Lost Hours, Jobs, and Lives. Their Employers Bent the Rules — To Pump up CEO Paychecks.
Thirty-three members have asked for federal budget funding to test out expanded postal financial services in 10 rural and urban communities.
People in high-income countries represent 16 percent of the world’s population, but have received 56 percent of COVID-19 vaccine doses.
USPS is a vital source of decent jobs for Black workers. It could also narrow the racial wealth divide by expanding financial services.