New Census Bureau data indicate that the middle class is receiving close to the smallest-ever share of the nation’s income.
This fall, the House majority is ignoring working families to focus on giving even more money to its wealthy donors.
Throughout the country, women, people of color, and workers in the service sector make up a sizable portion of the working class.
Allowing more Americans to bargain collectively and instituting novel ways to bargain across industries and occupations will help reduce gender and racial pay gaps.
In Janus v. AFSCME, the Supreme Court weakened the freedom of government workers to come together in strong unions; now, progressive state and local leaders must fight for public sector unions.
The Trump administration and its allies in Congress gave massive tax cuts to the wealthy that were funded in part through health care sabotage.
Recent polling shows strong support for wage boards across the United States.
After passing a tax cut that personally enriches themselves, some Republican members of Congress are pushing billions of dollars of cuts to modest nutrition assistance benefits that help everyday families.
Promoting progressive economic policies is key if policymakers want to build a broad coalition of working-class supporters.
Pro-worker policymakers should harness the power of federal contracts, grants, loans, and tax expenditures to create good jobs.