There’s never an excuse to send people to work in dangerous conditions with no safety nets and benefits. It’s especially horrendous in the midst of coronavirus.
Research & Commentary
From academics to activists, thoughtful people worldwide are focusing their attention on economic inequality as never before.
This month a peaceful resistance movement marks eight years of struggle against a gold mining project that threatens scarce water supplies.
It’s well past time we joined the civilized world by giving workers federally mandated, paid sick leave. Our health and our lives depend on it.
Back during the Great Recession, we bailed out Wall Street. This time, we need to make sure the bailout is for the rest of us.
An economic rescue package must include a nationwide initiative to retrofit homes and public buildings for low-income and people of color families and communities.
It should not take a terrifying national emergency for us to wake up to the realization that we all pay the price when we treat people like they don’t matter.
While the world's richest have seen a dip in their stock holdings, those on the bottom of the wealth scale will bear the heaviest burden of the crisis.
Without the power to regulate health, safety, finance, and other critical areas, we’ll be living in a much sicker, more unequal, and more economically unstable world.