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This is Not Normal

It is hard to look at politics in America without being afraid for our future. Everywhere we look, we...

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A Victory for Seattle “For-Hire” Drivers…and for the Next Labor Movement

One regular theme on this blog is that area-wide unions that lift wages and benefits in industries that cannot...

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Yes! Millennials SHOULD Lead the Next Labor Movement

Kashana Cauley, a writer for “The Daily Show With Trevor Noah,” published a column yesterday, “Why Millennials Should Lead...

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Kansas’ Experiment Yields Valuable Lessons

The following post was written by Heidi Holliday, Executive Director at Kansas Center for Economic Growth.  You’re welcome, America....

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The Trump Budget

President Trump’s budget is a triple betrayal — of his campaign promises, of working people in Pennsylvania and around...

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Our Upside-Down Tax System

The Pew Research Center released the findings from a recent survey (conducted April 5-11, 2017) that shows an increasing...

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Attacks on Public Sector Workers Hurt Working People and Benefit the Rich

Republican lawmakers in the Pennsylvania House and Senate continue to promote bills that would reduce the power of public...

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Reflections on the Election and the White Working Class…and Some Links Worth Reading

Like many of you, I’ve spent the last 10 days reflecting on the Presidential election and devouring countless commentaries....

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U.S. Department of Labor Scores a Victory for Working People

On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) raised the salary threshold under which working people can earn overtime...

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Can the Right Afford to Acknowledge Low Upward Mobility in the U.S.?

Michael Laracy of the Annie E. Casey Foundation emailed around an opinion piece by Fareed Zakaria on the boffo...

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$1 Trillion in Student Loan Debt Hampering Young Entrepreneurs

It appears more and more American college graduates are declining to start their own businesses due to the rising...

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Can Businesses Make More Money by Paying their Workers More?

We spend a lot of time around here worrying about rising profits and stagnant wages, but that doesn’t mean...

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