Jeans before masks, cookies before sneeze guards: Corporate America is failing workers during the pandemic.
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Our cities’ teachers on how children’s neighborhoods at birth shape their lives.
The economy is in free fall but Wall Street is thriving, and stocks of big private equity firms are soaring dramatically higher.
The story of one investor trying to revitalize a crumbling block in Birmingham, Alabama, shows how little value American institutions place on black properties.
Convicting his killers is the start. But the family of this modern lynching victim can’t have justice in a country with laws that protect white people who kill black people.
A lot of the people who were able to afford housing costs in April couldn’t make the same payments in May.
“We need to radically shift the architecture of economic policy that replicates inequality by only rewarding people with wealth,” Perry says.
According to a state audit, Mississippi allowed tens of millions of dollars in federal anti-poverty funds to be used in ways that did little or nothing to help the poor.
Trump effort to let banks off the hook would be huge step backwards.
Nonprofit groups led by black and Latino directors lag behind peers with white leaders, but two leading philanthropic organizations hope to change that.
“Combine that with the increasing income segregation that we’re seeing, and you have a picture of an economic opportunity crisis that was bad while the tape was playing. Now the tape has run out, and it’s poised to get significantly worse,” he added.
Some lenders and landlords signed a nonbinding declaration. Critics say such moves aren’t enough.
On May 1st, frontline workers at some of the biggest corporations in the country will lead a mass strike action, asking customers to boycott Amazon, Instacart, Whole Foods, and Target.
Department stores still represent about 60% of the anchor space within malls today, according to Green Street Advisors. Green Street is forecasting more than half of the department stores anchoring America’s malls are going to close permanently by the end of next year.
The Trump administration blew $349 billion in small-business pandemic aid in four weeks, less time than it took for me to grow out my quarantine beard. That is nothing to be proud of, but President Trump still took his victory lap on Tuesday, boasting about breaking speed records for loans like it was an Olympic sport.