It has been a full year since my daughter first gave me a glimpse into her stubborn and impatient personality. A full year since she showed me that in life, not everything goes according to plan. While that may have been the first lesson I learned as a mother, over the following year I picked up many more.
This year, I'm going to be better. I'm going to try harder, and I'm going to make a difference in any way I can. I'm going to start with one patient o...
By standing with Memphis sanitation workers and calling on the city to treat these black workers with dignity and respect, MLK taught us that racial and economic justice are intrinsically linked. That lesson inspires me today, because 47 years later, the fight isn't over for black and Latino workers.
A new report by the IMF and Economist Intelligence Unit acknowledges the importance of quality jobs, calling the JustJobs Index a "valuable look at income and employment security and working conditions."
The battle over MLK Day moved a Super Bowl. Southern states weren't the last to celebrate it. The law making it a national holiday was signed by a Republican President. And you'll never guess who voted for it in the U.S. Senate!
A nasty strain of austerity capitalism has taken over Europe, leaving broken lives in its wake. Researchers Servaas Storm and C.W.M. Naastepad consider how things got so bad, what role economists and misguided policy-makers have played, and how to change course.
A decision by the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to abandon plans to adopt a unified contract for domestic workers increases pressure on Qatar to significantly revamp its controversial labour regime in a bid to fend off efforts to deprive it of its right to host the 2022 World Cup.
It's not just basic finance, it's common sense: A large pool of money invested by professionals will yield far greater returns than small, separate accounts managed by individuals with no professional training in finance.
Here's a list of three things labor can do to support those who are leading the charge to confront racism and promote justice in our nation:
A Qatari acquisition of Tottenham would no doubt at least temporarily refocus some of the negative reporting on the country. But it could also revive assertions that wealthy Gulf countries are seeking to launder their reputations through soccer acquisition.
The book flunked my first test. Its index was only 15 pages, a mere 2 percent of the total book pages.
When worker rights are denied, it makes it easy for those in power to abuse the system at the expense of the average citizen and immigrant alike.
In this interview, he explores the work of Thomas Piketty and the need for the field of economics -- and the country -- to come to terms with the growing gulf between haves and have-nots.
When down in the kitchen there arose such a clatter, I waddled downstairs to see what was the matter. (And to pee.)
When he personally delivers his message on January 1st, I trust the Pope will point out that there is no other institution more capable of generating a "mobilization comparable in size to that of the phenomenon itself" than the one he himself leads.