Aug 10, 2018
Voters rejected “right to work,” but other new laws could curtail workers’ power.
Aug 02, 2018
The problem isn’t that people don’t want to work. It’s the volatile and unstable nature of the low-wage labor market.
Jul 26, 2018
By expanding the scope of 529 savings accounts, the GOP gives the wealthy another way to cut their taxes.
Jul 20, 2018
The online retail giant had an eventful Prime Day, with strikes, boycotts, demonstrations—and of course, billions of dollars in profit.
D.C. Council Members Join Congressional Republicans to Override Voters’ Decision to Raise Tipped Workers’ WagesJul 13, 2018
District voters passed Initiative 77, but “Freedom Caucus” House leaders and Democrats on the council say the vote shouldn’t count.
Jul 06, 2018
Kennedy was the swing vote on a case that affirmed the Fair Housing Act protects against discrimination even if it isn’t explicit.
Jun 28, 2018
The plan to consolidate departments may be how Trump plans to corral assistance programs in order to destroy them.
Jun 21, 2018
We already have Trump’s Republicans. Will the District’s Democratic mayor and council now opt to ignore the voters’ decision to raise the minimum wage?
Jun 07, 2018
The scandal-plagued governor scrambled to sign anti-union legislation and a stack of other bills before he resigned.
May 30, 2018
Unions representing federal employees are on the chopping block.
May 29, 2018
At annual shareholders’ meeting, the fast-food chain’s tone-deaf executives fail to confront critical issues facing the company’s workers.
May 17, 2018
In Minnesota, progressive taxes and social spending have created more and better-paying jobs than next-door neighbor Wisconsin has created through tax and spending cuts.
May 11, 2018
Few civil servants work for the federal government to get rich, but at least they can count on a decent pension. The Trump administration wants to change all that.
May 03, 2018
The Trump administration’s proposal to reduce housing assistance for the poor couldn’t contrast more sharply from the housing assistance showered on the rich.
Apr 27, 2018
The House majority leader is the front-runner to succeed Paul Ryan atop the House Republicans. He’d also be a fitting heir to Ryan’s trickle-down legacy.