Articles in class & inequality tagged with labor

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Brishen Rogers

Critics of raising the minimum wage claim that it decreases employment, but they are missing the larger point.

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Frank Pasquale

What the rise of megaplatforms means for the rest of us.

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Lauren Carasik

Trump's policies spell disaster for economic equality. And the worst is yet to come.

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David Stein

Coretta Scott King saw economic precarity as not just a side effect of racial subjugation, but as central to its functioning.

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David McDermott Hughes

A rural town in Spain gives us a glimpse into the challenges we will face in a workless future.

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Pranab Bardhan

The idea that the rise of populism was caused by market-driven inequalities fails to address why populism is so cozy with crony capitalists.

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Anke Hassel

Basic income is a seductive poison that would benefit the margins of society at the expense of the middle class and immigrants.

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The Undercommons

A basic income that supplemented existing welfare structures could make everyone safer while ending the most pernicious forms of policing.

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Paul Niehaus Michael Faye

Recipients of basic income continue to work, spend less on vice, and are able to invest in long-term plans.

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Brishen Rogers

When proponents deploy the logic of market competition, they undermine democracy and social equality.