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Heidi Shierholz

Martin Luther King Worried About Economic Injustice

Harlan Green | Posted 10.29.2013 | Business
Harlan Green

Martin Luther King said the basis of disparities between the races had as much to do with income inequality as outright racism in his book, Why We Can...

What Has Caused Record Inequality (and Greater Recessions)?

Harlan Green | Posted 06.29.2012 | Business
Harlan Green

We can no longer tolerate such a diversion of wealth that has weakened our economic and social fabric so much that we have fallen behind the rest of the developed world in education, health care, aging infrastructure, and even environmental protection.

U.S. Wages Aren't Keeping Up With U.S. Productivity, EPI Says

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Ever feel your work isn’t being adequately represented by the final amount on your paycheck? Turns out that nagging sense of injustice isn’t j...

The F Word: No Solutions at State of the Union

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

Obama will deliver his take on the State of the Union tonight, and while Congress has bickered about bipartisan seating, it doesn't matter where anyon...

William Alden

Women Face Better Job Prospects, Will Lead Recovery, Report Says

HuffingtonPost.com | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The economic recovery will be led by women, who are, on the whole, better educated than men and more likely to find employment in today's anemic job m...

CHART: U.S. Economy Is 11.5 MILLION Jobs Short

Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Even though the unemployment rate remained flat at 9.6 percent in September, the labor market would now need to add a total of about 11.5 million jobs...

Can't Get A Job? Better Get Used To It

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diane Tucker

WASHINGTON D.C. -- "Joblessness is here to stay. One current assessment rates the chances a laid-off worker will ever regain his or her income level a...