In debt and underfunded, Pa.’s student debt crisis is no surprise | Thursday Morning Coffee
The total outstanding student debt in Pa. shot up from from $19B in 2003 to $76B today, according to new research.
This time the union comeback really could be just around the corner | Opinion
An organizing wave in giant corporations and local industries could unite and lift wages for workers of every race and gender.
Report: Tight labor market offers ‘new possibilities’ for Pa. workers | Wednesday Morning Coffee
In July, the state's labor market was 131K people below its pre-pandemic peak.
The U.S. Supreme Court is an obstacle to the future the vast majority want to achieve | Opinion
The high court's recent rulings foreshadow future decisions that will favor corporations and reinforce economic inequality.
Gov. Wolf touts support from academics, economists for $15 minimum wage
Gov. Tom Wolf on Wednesday touted a letter signed by nearly 40 economists and academics in support of his proposal to gradually raise Pennsylvania’s minimum wage to $15 an hour. “This policy would directly lift the wages of nearly 1.5 million workers when fully implemented,” the letter, spearheaded by the left-leaning Keystone Research Center, said. […]