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Trump fails to confront the ongoing crises facing low-wage workers while stoking fears about threats that do not exist. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Government policy is what created today’s economic inequality. But it can also be what reverses it. Read more

, Economic Policy

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A massive force is deployed against one, but not the other. (Guess which.) Read more

Economic Policy

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Undocumented immigrant workers now fear reporting their victimization to the authorities. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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For now, it will be up to states and cities to protect workers. Read more

Working in America

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Why the crackdown on wage theft could be a sign of labor's growing strength.  Read more

Economic Policy

The Supreme Court looks at a new case that could make or break class-action suits. Read more

Health and Social Policy

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Photography by David Bacon

In the fields of California, wage theft is how agribusiness is done. Read more

Economic Policy