The good news: older widows’ poverty rates are declining. The bad news: other single women don’t have such a rosy picture.
The postal service is a source of good jobs for men without any college education. But, it’s shrinking and under fire.
Through July 2020, we have an economic recovery occurring. But, is it equal? I’ve got good news…and bad news.
We’d like to think that when our economy grows, that we all see that growth. But, that isn’t what’s happening.
The ACA has expanded insurance coverage and didn’t kill the job market or increase costs. So, why is it under threat during a pandemic?
The unemployment rate has decreased in the last few months. But, the decrease has been unequal, and it’s been much smaller for Black people.
Discrimination and educational inequality result in economic inequality. But, they also cause something harder to see — Black men missing from society.
How is it possible for the racial education gap to close without any closing of the wage gap? Skill-biased Technological Change is how.
As the murder of George Floyd highlights, it’s 2020 and we still haven’t made progress towards racial equality.
We call them heroes…and they are. But their wages are planted firmly on the ground.