The Trump budget would endanger the health and safety of American families while giving tax cuts to millionaires.
The Trump budget would be particularly damaging for Americans with disabilities.
The Trump budget would squeeze working families for the benefit of wealthy elites.
The Trump budget would undermine enforcement of civil rights protections and access to justice while funding a policy of mass deportation.
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.
State and local governments have a role to play in rebuilding worker power—which is crucial for fixing our broken economy.
Women face more hard-to-avoid risks than men, especially from caregiving, that can lower their savings and leave them economically vulnerable.
Single women face a number of hard-to-avoid risks and large-scale economic insecurity, which requires policymakers to update social protections.
Paid apprenticeships could help ease returning citizens’ labor market re-entry and benefit them, their families, and society.
While President Donald Trump promised to lead a “worker’s party,” he has stood up for wealthy corporations—not workers—in his first 100 days in office.
Labor Secretary nominee Alexander Acosta and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos tout local workforce development programs—yet want to cut their federal funding.
These interactive maps illustrate the impact of the POWER Initiative in coal country.
President Donald Trump’s budget proposal eliminates programs through which the Obama administration invested in the economic future of coal communities and workers.
Countries around the world have adopted policies to promote women’s economic security and participation and close the gender wage gap. The United States is an extreme outlier in its lack of such policies.
While achieving progress on national work-life and anti-discrimination policies has been all but politically impossible in the United States in the past few decades, industrialized and developing countries alike are comprehensively addressing both facets of the gender wage gap.