Oakland's struggle shows why educators are challenging more widespread political and societal conditions that undermine schools.
Research & Commentary
From academics to activists, thoughtful people worldwide are focusing their attention on economic inequality as never before.
In Chile, Haiti, and Ecuador, demonstrators want more than narrow policy changes. They want to transform the economic systems that have increased inequality for decades.
"I deserve to be respected at my workplace — which is others’ homes — and to receive the same rights and protections that other workers receive."
The highly controversial annual Doing Business report gives governments high marks if they slash taxes and worker protections.
By bridging the racial wealth divide, we can reduce the economic inequality that’s holding down our entire country.
Our ability to care for ourselves during a health crisis should not be dependent on generous employers or on our zip code.
European multinationals have brought major investments to southern U.S. states, but they do not always bring the labor rights standards they abide by in their home countries.