Cross-posted from Dissent Magazine: >> https://www.dissentmagazine.org/online_articles/federal-job-guarantee-racial-justice-darrick-hamilton Subscribe to Dissent Magazine Works Progress Administration poster by Harry Herzog, 1936, via Library of Congress. (Click for large version.) by Darrick Hamilton ▪ November 9, 2015 The conventional discourse about racial disparity in America is a myth. It’s a myth upheld by Democrats, Republicans, blacks, and whites alike;… Read More The Federal Job Guarantee: A Step Toward Racial Justice
Timothy A. Canova The late Bill Dixon, a senior partner at the Rodey law firm in Albuquerque, was an expert on First Amendment law and defender of individual rights and liberties. Before his untimely death in 2003, Dixon also sounded the alarm about the growing use of international trade agreements to undermine our national sovereignty… Read More Trade Pacts vs. National Sovereignty
On the first Friday of each month the Labor Department releases the previous month’s unemployment numbers, and the issue of unemployment and joblessness gets attention from the news media. The National Jobs for All Coalition is urging groups and unemployed workers to hold news conferences, vigils and pickets at unemployment offices, and to take other… Read More Call for “First Friday” Actions
September 25, 2000 FIVE YEARS CLOSER TO ECONOMIC JUSTICE: A Proposal by the National Jobs for All Coalition Preamble Imagine a society without poverty. Imagine a society in which all people who want and need to work have jobs that enable them to earn a living adequate for health and well-being. Imagine a society in… Read More Five Years Closer to Economic Justice: A Proposal to the National Council of Churches of Christ, U.S. A.
The Fate of Keynesian Faith in Joseph’s Countercyclical Moral, Douglas Grote 7/13 The Permanent War Economy: Real Security or False Promise? by Rev. Finley Schaef and Rev. Dr. Douglas Grote; designed to be used as an insert for church bulletins. Five Years Closer to Economic Justice: A Proposal to the National Council of Churches of… Read More Resources for the Faith Community