By the White House's own estimate, President Trump and Sen. McConnell's shutdown is costing the U.S. economy $6.5 billion each week they refuse to fund the government.
Progressive state and local lawmakers should act to strengthen workers’ power in the economy and our democracy.
Tax cuts for the wealthy could have covered the cost of investing in the nation’s deteriorating infrastructure.
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.