Observers have stressed the damage that slashing unemployment benefits will do to the still-ailing U.S. economy.
“There is not a scarcity of resources,” says Barber. “What there is is a scarcity of social justice conscience.”
More and more municipalities are showing interest in reimagining how to ensure economic stability for their residents.
Black and Latino workers were more likely to lose their jobs during the pandemic — and less likely to qualify for aid.
Unemployment due to voluntary quits is still extraordinarily low.
After Jan. 6, some corporations vowed to cut donations to politicians involved, but it was soon business as usual again.
The strong productivity growth from last year seems to be continuing.
The world’s 2,365 billionaires have seen their collective fortunes grow by $4 trillion during the pandemic.
An open letter urges Biden to embrace a “New Deal-scale” public jobs program to set the stage for an equitable recovery.
Since 1985, the average Wall Street bonus has increased 1,217 percent.