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Job creation news and analysis from The Nation
February 9, 2022
“Ron Johnson Doesn’t Give a Sh*t About Wisconsin Workers”
The Republican senator hates unions so much that he has said he won’t fight to win key manufacturing jobs for his own state. Democrats think that should cost him his seat.
December 14, 2021
Jobs for Men but Not for Women?
Though sex-based discrimination is no longer legal, it still structures American employment. Passing the Build Back Better bill could finally change that.
November 10, 2021
Green Jobs Shouldn’t Leave Black and Brown Workers Behind
There is a coming surge of green jobs, but the public workforce system is failing environmental justice communities. Let’s not waste this opportunity to do better.
Daniel Munczek Edelman
September 2, 2021
A Federal Job Guarantee: The Unfinished Business of the Civil Rights Movement
The 1963 March on Washington put a government guarantee to a job at the front of the civil rights agenda. It’s long past time to complete the work.
Rep. Ayanna Pressley
June 4, 2021
Bernie Sanders Is Fed Up With Republican Obstruction—and Democratic Caution
“If Republicans don’t want to cooperate,” he says, “then, yes, we have to move forward without them.”
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April 6, 2021
A ‘Just Transition’ Clean Energy Revolution Can Be a Boon for West Virginia—and the Country
The Mountain State can be ground zero for America’s transition to a new, green economy.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
March 19, 2021
Biden’s Next Goal Should Be Full Employment
Tight labor markets give workers power.
February 25, 2021
We Must Change the Way We Measure Economic Health
Our primary focus should be on improving the lives of our most marginalized—and without an arbitrary price tag.
August 26, 2020
The Republican Convention Is a Political Ponzi Scheme
Trump and the Republicans have staked their political futures on a big lie that they’re banking on voters not to check.
January 6, 2020
Americans Want Jobs, Not War
Polls indicate voters would like to see a reduced Pentagon budget and more spending on health care and education at home.
Guy T. Saperstein