We don’t have to organize our economy around enterprises that pay CEOs over 1,000 times what workers make.
The U.S. is one of the only countries in the world that doesn’t mark International Worker’s Day. So how are our workers doing?
I Have A Future is a local organization mobilizing youth organizers in Massachusetts to advocate for themselves in the fight to raise the state’s minimum wage.
It’s bad for workers, customers, and the economy alike when employers pass the cost of a living wage entirely on to their customers.
Fortunately for workers, credible research still points to raising the minimum wage as one reliable solution to the scourge of inequality.
The deeply unequal art world’s current economic model simply isn’t working, as the story of one public art effort demonstrates quite clearly.
It would take the average black family 228 years to accrue the same amount of wealth that white families have today.
People with working-class jobs in U.S. beach towns and ski resorts are getting pushed away by exorbitant housing costs.
The growing class divide on airplanes feels a lot like America’s.
The Fight for $15 campaign has grown into a broad-based social movement.
I’ll still protest the giant retailer, but maybe a little more quietly.
By taxing progressively, respecting worker rights, and rethinking economics, we could make a great start at creating a more equal world.
The need for jobs, and the ecological limits to growth
The tipping initiative by Maria Shriver sidesteps Marriott’s responsibility to pay its housekeepers a living wage.