The politics of poverty
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The federal minimum wage—just $7.25 an hour—hasn’t been increased in more than a decade.
While federal labor laws protect workers from abuses by unscrupulous employers, they do not, in fact, protect all workers. This year, Oxfam added a new data point to its Best States to Work Index to indicate whether or not states have taken steps to cover these workers.
It’s time to put each to the intersectional feminist test.
Four principles to help the next president achieve a more just and equal society.
No matter where or how you live in this world, we all deserve to be treated equally and with dignity and compassion. We all deserve the same basic rights, from a livable planet to food and shelter, education, and healthcare.
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed deep historic inequalities in our society.