The tech sector is laying off tens of thousands of workers, making it clear that economic growth is currently valued above all else.
New evidence and understandings about the structure of successful early societies across Asia, Africa, and the Western Hemisphere are sweeping away the popular assumption that early societies tended toward autocracy and despotism.
Efforts by governments and cities across the nation to defund the public library indicate a misunderstanding of the essential role that libraries play.
Matt Thomas was driving Interstate 75 through the Detroit area about two years ago when he caught his first glimpse of “dead” cars—the partially manufactured vehicles marooned on sprawling factory lots amid the shortage of microchips needed for the autos’ safety, entertainment, and GPS systems.
On September 24, 2022, more than 30,000 people occupied the main roads of downtown Seoul, South Korea, for the nation’s largest climate justice march.
James Boutcher seized control of his future several years ago when foreign dumping cost him his entry-level position amid a series of job cuts at Century Aluminum in Hawesville, Kentucky. He enrolled in the federal government’s Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program.
U.S. capitalism and its empire are widely perceived as waning. Europe’s role as a U.S. ally and indeed its economic future became correspondingly riskier as a result.
NPR’s infomercial for Amazon on its networks shows the corrosive nature of laying in bed with one’s corporate sponsor. It harms credibility.
America is in need of a real worker revolt. The Fight for $15 has been ongoing, but to many, it did not feel like a general workers movement but more a fight by those at the economic fringe who need quick relief. The teachers’ strikes are different for it tells a different story, an abysmal […]
The President said that Labor Day belongs to the “working folks who are here today, and the unions who’ve always had your back,” and emphasized the importance of building our economy from the middle class out: I didn’t run for President to double down on top-down economics. I ran for President because I believed in […]