Disability benefits are not the cause of declining labor force participation among prime-age men.
President Trump’s Dangerous CHOICE
The Big Lie that Conservative Policies Are Good for Small Business
The House Republicans’ Corporate Tax Cut
A Plan for Rebuilding America and Investing in Workers and Jobs
The Midwestern Great Recession of 2001 and the Destruction of Good Jobs
Instead of trying to cut legal aid, President Trump should be investing in it.
The economy is not producing access to a good, stable middle-class life for people who do not go to college. On prudential and ethical grounds, progressives must do more to create decent job opportunities and secure family situations for all working people facing difficult economic conditions not within their control.
Millionaires receive 68 percent of the benefit from the “Trump loophole”—a $1 trillion tax windfall.
The foreign born make up a sizable share of workers in 10 of the occupations expected to add the most jobs over the next decade.
The Powerful Corporations Pushing to Unravel Protections for Consumers, Public Health, and the Environment
During the first three months of 2017, at least 72 corporations and trade associations lobbied Congress to block federal agencies from taking new action to protect consumers, the environment, and public health.
The Regulatory Accountability Act would make it nearly impossible for agencies to provide important health, safety, and consumer protections.
On Friday, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics will release its Employment Situation Summary for the month of April. Here are some labor market indicators to watch.
The bipartisan 2017 congressional budget agreement rejects the devastating cuts to student financial aid proposed by President Trump and supports today’s students.
Opponents of NEPA dramatically overstate the savings from arbitrarily shortening environmental review and ignore the serious harms that result from poorly planned projects.
President Donald Trump’s pledge to fast-track high-priority infrastructure projects threatens to roll back essential environmental review regulations that safeguard not only natural habitats but local communities as well.
State and local governments have a role to play in rebuilding worker power—which is crucial for fixing our broken economy.
The United States can help strengthen Mexico’s rule of law and reduce gun trafficking across its southern border; doing so would increase Mexico’s economic competitiveness and benefit U.S. interests.
Congress inches closer to financial deregulation despite public desire to hold the sector accountable.
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