Over the last 40 years, inequality in wages has risen. But, money isn’t everything. Enjoying your time matters too. And, time inequality may be rising.
The U.S. was making progress on the life expectancy gap. New CDC data make it clear how perilous progress can be.
The phrase “I Quit” has a negative connotation. But, maybe it shouldn’t. After all, for many workers it’s their best bargaining chip.
Introducing Universal Pre-K would be costly. But, most investments are. And, the evidence suggests that this one would pay for itself.
Defining equal opportunity is hard. But, this post tries to do it and then look at data to see if the U.S. has it. Spoiler: it doesn’t.
Screwing up retirement savings is an equal opportunity proposition. End up on the right side of retirement inequality with a relatively painless step — talk to your partner!
The Voting Rights Act was important. But, it lost it’s teeth in 2013, and states are starting to take advantage.
Student loan forgiveness is probably a good idea. But, if not done carefully, it could benefit households already doing pretty well.
Believe it or not, it has been nearly a year since the COVID-19 pandemic struck the U.S. economy. Time for a checkup.
MLK and labor unions may not seem to have a lot in common. But they do, and new organizing activity could help Black workers.