Archived Panels from August Commemoration of the 1963 March for Jobs and Freedom

August 28, 2023, marked the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. It is often forgotten that Dr. King’s dream was not only to have legal civil rights for African Americans but also economic justice for all poor, marginalized groups in the United States. One of the demands of that march was for… Read More Archived Panels from August Commemoration of the 1963 March for Jobs and Freedom

A Commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of 1963 Historic Washington March for Jobs and Freedom (Panel Discussion)

A Commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of 1963 Historic Washington March for Jobs and Freedom (Panel Discussion) Wednesday, August 2, 2023, 1:00 p.m ET virtual panel discussion Sixty years ago this summer, hundreds of thousands of Americans convened in Washington, DC to advocate for civil and economic rights for all. While best known for Dr. Martin Luther… Read More A Commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of 1963 Historic Washington March for Jobs and Freedom (Panel Discussion)

What is Full Employment – and Why the Definition Matters

by Philip Harvey* Paper Presented at the International Post Keynesian Conference University of Missouri at Kansas City Sept. 17, 2016 *Professor of Law and Economics Rutgers Law School pharvey [at] rutgers.edu https://njfac.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/What-is-Full-Employment-and-Why-the-Definition-Matters-revised-1.pdf ABSTRACT: In the wake of the dotcom boom in the late 1990s, a growing number of progressive economists began referring to 4% unemployment… Read More What is Full Employment – and Why the Definition Matters

A Federal Jobs Guarantee: Ending Unemployment

By GREGORY N. HEIRES Advocates describe a Federal Jobs Guarantee as an affordable solution to the challenges of short-term and structural unemployment. If enacted, the jobs guarantee would ensure that nearly all job seekers are able to find work, and it would significantly diminish government spending on unemployment relief and the many individual, family, and… Read More A Federal Jobs Guarantee: Ending Unemployment

Proposed Content of a 2020 Democratic Party Platform Pledge of a Federal Job Guarantee: Informed by Analysis of Democratic Party Platforms, 1932-2016

Download PDF >> Proposed Content of a 2020 Democratic Party Platform Pledge of a Federal Job Guarantee: Informed by Analysis of Democratic Party Platforms, 1932-2016, 9/20.  Proposed Content of a 2020 Democratic Party Platform Pledge of a Federal Job Guarantee: Informed by Analysis of Democratic Party Platforms, 1932-2016 By Trudy Goldberg and Philip Harvey https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/documents/app-categories/elections-and-transitions/party-platforms This paper consists… Read More Proposed Content of a 2020 Democratic Party Platform Pledge of a Federal Job Guarantee: Informed by Analysis of Democratic Party Platforms, 1932-2016