Articles in class & inequality tagged with labor

Robert Homan

Apple—now worth a trillion dollars—redistributes more wealth upward than any country or corporation on the planet.

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Erik Loomis

The left has not articulated an alternative trade agenda that supports all the world’s workers in a global economy.

Lenore Palladino

Three simple changes to corporate law could radically remake our economy.

Brishen Rogers

The problem of employer power runs much deeper than monopsony.

Andrew Elrod

The public has paid for Musk’s vision. So why is the green economy still not here?

Lenore Palladino

Stock buybacks are on the rise, and they are shortchanging workers and undermining our economy like never before.

Suzanne Berger

Forget retraining and compensation programs. History offers a better way forward. 

Clara Hendrickson

Platforms have sold themselves as substitutes for welfare, but they have actually served as substitutes for traditional work—with the state forced to pick up the slack.

Lee Dyer Thomas A. Kochan

This Labor Day, it is not enough to speak out against Trump's many injustices. We must also begin laying the foundations for working together in the post-Trump era, whenever that arrives.

Archon Fung

Three new books draw a disturbing picture of America as a system of compounding inequality driven by a hereditary meritocracy of professional elites.