Articles in class & inequality tagged with labor

Rajan Menon Jeffrey Kucik

The deep, growing divisions in U.S. society have an outsize effect in determining who suffers from this pandemic—as well as how the government responds.

Manoj Dias-Abey

A new geoeconomic order is creating opportunities for organizing along supply chains.

Brishen Rogers

COVID-19 has exposed the fragility of our labor markets just as much as the fragility of our public health and welfare systems. As we take the economy out of its induced coma, we should ask what kinds of jobs we want and need.

Lenore Palladino

We face an economic crisis not least because the rules of corporate governance slight workers and preclude economic resiliency. We must reform them now.

Felicia Wong Mike Konczal

Our long-term goal must go well beyond the Senate bill to build a more resilient economy.

Arindrajit Dube

We must act now to support families and businesses. Greatly expanding U.S. unemployment insurance is an obvious way to go—in part because the system is already up and running.

Hannah Appel

Debt’s ubiq­uity is a burden, but also an opportunity.

Suresh Naidu

They can give up free-market orthodoxy, but still can’t bring themselves to embrace labor.

Brishen Rogers

Tech companies have seen waves of worker protest, but they are still far from democratic. The remedy is to build and exert real forms of worker power inside the workplace.

Troy Vettese

The Marxist-environmental historian Mike Davis has produced a rich corpus critical of capitalism.