Review of The Case for a Job Guarantee by Pavlina R. Tcherneva, Polity Press (2020) 

by Sheila D. Collins Pavlina Tcherneva, a Professor of Economics at Bard College and a Research Scholar at the Levy Institute, has written a concisely, argued case for a federal job guarantee within the context of a Green New Deal. Citing its origins in FDR’s 1944 Economic Bill of Rights and the U.N.’s Universal Declaration… Read More Review of The Case for a Job Guarantee by Pavlina R. Tcherneva, Polity Press (2020) 

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

Book Review: The Case for a Job Guarantee (1)

Pavlina R. Tcherneva (2020), The Case for a Job Guarantee, Cambridge: Polity Press, ₤9.99, pp. 140, pbk. doi:10.1017/S0047279421000568 Review by Martin Watts, University of New Castle, Australia Reprinted with permission, Journal of Social Policy. (2021), 50, 4, 891-901 © The Author, 2021. Published by Cambridge University Press. Monetary policy has been the dominant strand of… Read More Book Review: The Case for a Job Guarantee (1)

Book Review: The Case for a Job Guarantee (2)

by Pavlina R. Tcherneva, Polity. 2020. Reprinted from LSE Review of Books Blog By Anupama Kumar In The Case for a Job Guarantee, Pavlina R. Tcherneva argues that a job guarantee that provides an employment opportunity to anyone looking for work, regardless of their personal circumstances or the state of the economy, not only makes good… Read More Book Review: The Case for a Job Guarantee (2)

Mayor-Elect Adams:  Create a Bold Program for Jobs for All for New York City

On December 10, Trudy Goldberg, Franklin D. Roosevelt, III and Noreen Connell of NJFAN wrote to newly-elected New York City Mayor-Elect Eric Adams, to urge him to embrace and implement a full-employment, Jobs For All program for New York City.   Dear Mayor-Elect Eric Adams: On behalf of the National Jobs for All Network (NJFAN), we… Read More Mayor-Elect Adams:  Create a Bold Program for Jobs for All for New York City