A coherent, evidence-based plan is needed to reopen the economy without sparking a second wave of infections.
Ending Special Tax Treatment for the Very Wealthy
Trump’s Trade Deal and the Road Not Taken
Blueprint for the 21st Century
Building Progressive Infrastructure
Toward a Robust Competition Policy
Key features of two quality workforce partnerships offer lessons on how workforce intermediaries and employers can design mutually beneficial relationships that connect working Americans—across racial and gender lines—to good jobs in the 21st century.
Big reforms are necessary to protect public health, mitigate the risks of future outbreaks, and ensure the eventual recovery benefits most Americans.
There is a strong economic case for maintaining our commitment to social distancing.
The Trump administration spent its first three years in power dismantling critical safety net and worker protection programs—worsening the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on working-class Americans.
The international community can offer the United States creative policy solutions as it seeks to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Women working full time earned an estimated $546.3 billion less than their male counterparts in the year since the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Paycheck Fairness Act. With each day the Senate fails to act, this earnings gap will only expand.
This fact sheet defines the gender wage gap, identifies what drives it, and quantifies its impact on women and their families.
Further legislation is necessary to protect all workers and expand access to paid leave.
The Senate’s coronavirus stimulus bill doesn’t do nearly enough to help families and small businesses.
March 19 marks how far into the new year minimum wage workers must work to earn the same amount they did in 2009, the year Congress last increased the federal minimum wage.
Conditions on bailouts are necessary to protect workers and the public.
Public Health Requires an Extraordinarily Aggressive Economic Response to Coronavirus Immediately—One That’s Larger Than What Many Imagine
The column recommends an immediate package at least the size of the Recovery Act in 2009—around $1 trillion in today’s dollars.
Direct emergency payments are far superior compared to payroll tax cuts.
States and Local Governments Can Help Protect Workers and Small Businesses From the Economic Impacts of the Coronavirus
There are basic policy steps that state and local policymakers can take immediately to help local economies and working families weather the coronavirus outbreak.