Uniting for Voting Rights (Letter to the Editor, NY Times, 1/27/22) By NJFAN CHAIR, TRUDY GOLDBERG Re “How Did Democrats Let This Happen?,” by Bishop Reginald T. Jackson (Opinion guest essay, Jan. 17): Bishop Reginald T. Jackson calls out Democrats and especially President Biden for failure to lead the fight to protect voting rights. Presidential… Read More Uniting for Voting Rights (Letter to the Editor, NY Times, 1/27/22)
New Haven, CT Good Jobs for All Virtual Town Hall Meeting Discussion of Employment, Health Care and Social, Economic, and Environmental Justice Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at 7 PM Free to attend and open to all. Register here. Dr. Phil Harvey Professor of Law and Economics at Rutgers Law School Philip Harvey is a human rights economist and one of… Read More Virtual Town Hall Meeting
By FRANK STRICKER From its household survey, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that the unemployment rate fell by 0.2 to 5.2% in August. Labor markets seemed to be moving in the right direction. But there is a long way to go to full employment as defined by many mainstream economists – 4%… Read More The August Jobs Report: Bad Times Ahead?
By PHILIP HARVEY What is the difference between job guarantee and infrastructure investment? And to what extent would infrastructure investment and a J.G. program serve the aims of the other? The goals of a job guarantee (J.G.) and the infrastructure spending legislation like the American Jobs Plan (AJP) proposed by the Biden Administration or the bipartisan… Read More Infrastructure Investment vs. Job Guarantee
A 2021 “Good Jobs for All” Virtual Town Hall By SARIANNA SABBARESE In a profoundly unjust and unequal society, people with the fewest resources are taxed for their poverty—both in economic and social terms. The notion that individual accountability determines one’s lot in life obscures how an individual’s social and economic position is often restricted while it is preserved… Read More Raising Consciousness About Employment Justice