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In the face of a global pandemic, what are food service, retail and hospitality workers supposed to do?
As coronavirus shuts down large parts of the US economy and millions of Americans limit social interaction, the Census Bureau is preparing to send thousands of workers into communities to assist in the decennial headcount.
Like Me Too and Black Lives Matter, the Flatten the Curve movement has fomented a profound reckoning with privilege and inequality.
After more than two decades of failure, Maryland lawmakers passed legislation Tuesday that makes it illegal for landlords to discriminate against tenants based on how they pay their rent, including with government housing vouchers.
“Redlining is among the unfinished business of the Civil and Human Rights Movements,” Texas Congressman Al Green said.
In short, Gravity Payments put the American Dream back within financial reach for its employees.
The economic impact of the coronavirus requires a stronger federal response. Congress needs to be careful about the timing.
“So, what I’m trying to do — I want to work with the city of Leeds, I want them to give me the spaces, number one. I want them to give me the houses, and I’m going to use my own money, selling my memorabilia.”
The authors see signs of progress, albeit less than might have been expected.
At the ever-growing bottom of the American economy, a low-wage worker becomes a minimum-wage activist
More than 450 farmers killed themselves across nine Midwestern states from 2014 to 2018. Meanwhile, calls to Farm Aid’s crisis hotline soar.
Wells Fargo Chair Betsy Duke resigned abruptly Sunday, just days after Representative Maxine Waters called for her ouster.
”[Policymakers should] challenge its fundamental assumptions and ask why it is homeownership––an institution irrevocably imbued with racism––that is the suggested path to financial security in the first place,” the University of Georgia scholars group wrote in a statement.
Wells Fargo executives maintain that the bank’s wealth-management operation is close to turning around.