Examining test scores in all 50 states, David Madland and Nick Bunker find that a stronger American middle class is associated with higher levels of academic achievement.
A new resolution, citing research from the American Worker Project, highlights how unions benefit the 99 percent of Americans that need to work for a living, write Karla Walter and David Madland.
David Madland and Nick Bunker parse the latest figures to show states with weak unions also share another trait—a weak middle class.
Interactive from Nick Bunker, David Madland, and Karla Walter shows how unionization leads to more income for middle-class families.
An illustration of how unions give workers more power in the economy and the political process.
Income for middle-class Americans continues to shrink, write David Madland, Karla Walter, and Nick Bunker. Increasing union membership can help them secure more of the economy’s gains.
Report from David Madland, Karla Walter, and Nick Bunker shows how stronger unions create a stronger middle class.