By Sarianna Sabbarese November 21, 2023 In our lifetimes, we have seen the rapid deterioration of once robust union protections. Even as social conditions have improved for many, economic disparities grow. Despite artificially low criteria for poverty, the threadbare American social safety net creaks and groans. We watch in anxious horror as a new cast… Read More Good Jobs Are A Human Right!
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
by Trudy Goldberg, Chair, National Jobs for All Coalition Another strategy to reduce unemployment is to reduce work time. This can be done by decreasing the length of the work day or increasing the number of vacation days. This strategy has been proposed as a means of dealing with chronic unemployment or of reducing mass… Read More Supply-Side Measures: Reduced Work Time
SEGURO SOCIAL VERSUS INSEGURIDAD SOCIAL Información Importante Sobre el Seguro Social Estando aun frescos los recuerdos de la Gran Depresión, el Presidente Franklin Roosevelt visualizó una Segunda Carta de Derechos Económicos que incluiría los siguientes: “El derecho a la atención medica adecuada,” y “el derecho a tener protección de la inseguridad económica de la vejez,… Read More Seguro Social Versus Inseguridad Social
Proposals from Jobs For All: A Plan for the Revitalization of America, NJFAC In addition to paid employment at decent pay for all women and men who are able and willing to work, JOBS FOR ALL proposes these policies that are of special relevance to women: 1. Paid family leave. Care by family members of… Read More Jobs for All and Women’s Rights