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A new report offers recommendations for state policymakers looking to strengthen the backbone of the care economy — the direct care workers themselves.
An innovative binational analysis details how plutocracy is squeezing low and middle income Americans.
Former AFL-CIO international affairs director Barbara Shailor fought for the rights of working people around the world.
America needs to cut military spending and reinvest that money into good jobs, clean energy, health care, and education access for all.
Lawmakers say frontline communities should be at the heart of the Green New Deal. They must include current and future undocumented immigrants.
I’m not saying the events of the Holocaust are repeating themselves right now. I’m saying that, as a Jew, I carry with me the memory of what can happen when everyday people allow our leaders to scapegoat an entire community.
Millennials suffer stagnant wages and high expenses in an economy not designed for them — but there’s hope.
Even if Trump manages to end the war in Afghanistan, he’s fueling other wars that will be even more devastating.
The mass shootings aren’t just symptoms of guns or mental illness, but also of Trump promoting and encouraging white supremacy, racism, and xenophobia.
Imagine if the next generation of Americans experienced healthcare as a human right, and quality of care wasn’t determined by wealth or income.