Labor

How Should We Think About Inequality?

Research on Seattle's new minimum wage has cast doubt over whether $15 an hour really gave a raise to low-wage workers. An article in Boston Review offers unconventional advice for progressives arguing over that finding: Change the subject.

By Nathan Pippenger

Trump Taking Us Back in Time on Labor Rights

A Trump NLRB may well overturn most of the major precedents of the Obama era, as this week's appointments have further elucidated.

By Sharon Block

The Myth of a Pro-Union Trump

Following this budget proposal, there should be no lingering doubt about which side Trump is really on.

By Sharon Block

No Era of Corporate Responsibility

Despite Trump's declarations on the campaign trail, it appears the President is intent on making corporations as nontransparent as possible.

By Sharon Block

Big Data and the Worker

Listen to Democracy contributor Chelsea Barabas on how "big data" is transforming the workplace, including the way we are hired and fired.

By The Editors