Pandemic prompts more states to mandate paid sick leave | Analysis
Seventeen states now have mandatory paid sick leave laws.
In states where abortion is banned, children and families already face an uphill battle | Opinion
States that take the strictest stands against abortion tend to have among the worst statistics on child and family well-being in the nation.
We’re Black leaders. Here’s how we’re closing a 228-year-old racial wealth gap | Opinion
We know that nothing grows without an investment. And investment without representation is just charity.
Child poverty estimates point to a record low in 2021 | Opinion
Here's how it could have been even lower.
The new labor movement might save America. This is why | Opinion
Unions promise a better life for workers, but in today’s climate they just might save our country, too.
Can the U.S. slide into authoritarianism? Yes. But we can avoid it if we try | Opinion
Truly, together as the United States of America, we are better than this.
Advocates look for new ways to fill city ‘food deserts’ | Analysis
An estimated 53.6M people live outside an easy walk or drive to a full-service grocery store.
We’ve fought monopoly power before — we can do it again | Opinion
It’s critical to restoring democratic control over our economy.
Homeless camping bans are spreading. This group shaped the bills
The Cicero Institute is pushing a model with residency limits, bans on permanent encampments, and penalties for cities that refuse to remove them.
Democrats need to become anti-monopolists again | Opinion
We cannot address our economic, societal dysfunction without fighting back at the corporate overlords who have hijacked our democracy.
What the GOP’s culture war is really about. And how it’s out of Putin’s playbook | Robert Reich
Both Putin and the far-right are trying to divert attention from the economic plunder by the ultra-rich
Bethlehem dangles tax breaks in special zone to developers who include affordable housing
To get the break, developers would have to set aside every 10th unit for persons deemed low, very low or extremely low income.