From rent regulation to social housing, activists are pushing for serious solutions to the affordable-housing crisis.
As of 2016, the median net worth of those born around the Reagan years was 34% lower than what past trends would predict for their age group.
In an era of hyper-wealth, economy-class rich starts at $25 million.
A jobs guarantee is a messy, awkward, good idea.
Advertising has always been about the search for perfect targeting data, paving the way for the annihilating power of Google and Facebook.
Mayors wanted to use a portion of $570 million in unspent cash assistance to help their poorest residents pay water bills and buy diapers. The state said no.
By leveraging the power of the public purse against corporations that pay their top execs outrageously more than their workers, we could help jumpstart a democratic "New Economy."
It's time to reclaim the mantle of "Progress" for progressives. By falsely tethering the concept of progress to free market economics and centrist values, Steven Pinker has tried to appropriate a great idea for which he has no rightful claim.
Inspired by Silicon Valley’s hyper-growth, companies elsewhere are burning cash in hopes of being the next big thing.
Some of these changes represent progress and address the real concerns of team site workers; other changes, like attempting to make clear that unpaid workers shouldn't do the work of paid employees, accidentally or otherwise, look a lot like ass-covering maneuvers.
On May 15, EPI released a report finding Uber drivers earn $11.77 an hour after Uber's commission and expenses, and $10.87 an hour adjusted for the extra contributions that independent contractors make toward Medicare and social security. That puts Uber drivers solidly in the lowest fifth of American earners.
Having kids after 40 can ease some pressures of parenting — but only for women who can afford to wait.
Progressives are lining up behind a jobs guarantee — but leaving the details for later.
The nonprofit-industrial complex has metastasized in recent decades, thanks to the multibillion-dollar incentives provided by the American tax code.
The usual relationship between inflation and unemployment appears to be breaking down.
Your Juul may not kill you, but it's definitely not doing the planet any favors.
Unemployment is at a 15-year low, so why aren't wages surging? Because the old rules no longer apply.
Do you have a job that you secretly believe is pointless?
If you think about it, all wealth has always been produced collectively — through recycling and through a gradual accumulation of knowledge.
Capitalism is what happens when power and money combine to turn the natural world into a profit-making machine. Indeed, the way we understand nature owes a great deal to capitalism.
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