Issue Brief This month’s economic data shows that it’s time for an economy that works for everyone and not just the wealthy few.
The economy continues to grow and add jobs at a healthy pace; unfortunately, the uptick in wages has yet to arrive.
A recent Delaware Supreme Court decision threatens to undermine shareholders’ abilities to bring private litigation against corrupt companies.
Charts Despite an improving labor market, other indicators show that we are far from the healthy economy Americans need.
The third quarter’s GDP numbers show that the economy is returning to normal growth, but we may never make up what we lost.
Fact Sheet New data from the FDIC reaffirm that many families lack bank accounts or are otherwise underserved by the financial system.
Issue Brief Congress needs to play its part in building a postrecession economy for everyone and not just the wealthy few.
The housing industry and Congress need to address the massive disparities that persist in the housing market and the economy based on the color of one’s skin.
Report Increasing the minimum wage in concert with expanding Medicaid would not only boost the incomes of low-wage working families and increase access to healthcare but would also be a boon to state budgets.
Report America’s retailers need a strong and expanding middle class. That’s why it’s time for retailers to back a policy agenda that addresses middle-class weakness and stagnant wages, which will boost the economy and grow corporate bottom lines.
With the pace of job creation increasing, communities of color are finally feeling effects of the recovery, but the wages of all working Americans still remain stagnant.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s proposal to release consumers’ complaints in their own words adds additional transparency and accountability to the financial system.
Charts Economic indicators show that our economy isn’t cutting it for American workers.