Republicans want to give corporate CEOs a five-year “get out of jail free card” for jeopardizing the health and safety of their workers.
The billionaire Tesla CEO made hundreds of millions more by illegally forcing his employees back to work in a pandemic.
The wealthy may be fine with sacrificing the vulnerable, but workers are fighting for the sanctity of human life.
A powerful industry is making workers choose between their lives and their jobs.
We need a collective response to the coronavirus crisis to bring out the best of humanity.
In a deeply unequal America, our democracy clearly has a problem legislating emergency relief without further enriching the already rich.
The owners of sports teams make billions off low-wage stadium workers. With games suspended, those workers deserve help.
The fact that so many Americans are facing dire circumstances now is a direct result of the exploitation economy and we should take this opportunity to change it.
There are plenty of places you can direct your energies to support people taking an economic hit during the pandemic.
Meanwhile, Republicans have proposed pathetically weak executive pay restrictions for companies relying on taxpayer support.
Legislators proposing major stimulus packages must ensure bailout dollars are funneled to workers, not executives or shareholders.
The government should provide direct wage subsidies to airline workers while restricting CEO pay to no more than 50 times median wages.
Workers are being forced to work long hours at demanding jobs while profoundly ill. They deserve federally mandated, paid sick leave.
Without the power to regulate health, safety, and finance, we’ll be living in a much sicker, more dangerous and more economically unstable world.
The Strong For All coalition is pressing for higher taxes on the very rich rather than austerity budget cuts that hit the non-wealthy.