Economy

Economy

Analysis Brief entitled, “To Be Forearmed.” It discussed ongoing food inflation,

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In early June 2022, we provided an Analysis Brief entitled, “To Be Forearmed.” It discussed ongoing food inflation, why it was expected to continue, and how consumers...

The need for working people to stand up and fight back against corporate greed

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This week I will be doing rallies in Chicago, Illinois, Mt. Pleasant, Wisconsin and Burlington, Iowa. Let me tell you why.

The political future of our...

Consider how inflation has evolved for food over the past few years.

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The US and many other nations in the world are experiencing a serious bout of inflation. Here we have already discussed where the combination of inflation partly fueled by...

How much do Black American households pay in Federal income taxes?

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How much do Black American households pay in Federal income taxes? How do those tax payments compare with payments by the rest of the nation? What could a Black American...

Employment

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Human Resources departments are – obviously – tasked with dealing with human beings. Human beings are complex animals indeed. Therefore, the...

successful organizing vote at a Staten Island Amazon facility

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Though labor unions continue to rack up significant victories, the most recent being a successful organizing vote at a Staten Island Amazon facility,...

 the economic crisis harmed women the most, with women of color bearing an even greater burden

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Washington, D.C. — A new report from the Center for American Progress outlines labor market trends for women, documenting the effect the pandemic continues to have on...

To truly address racial injustice in our country, employers must invest in Black workers

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WASHINGTON – In an op-ed published in the Boston Globe, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Darlene Lombos, executive secretary-treasurer of the Greater...

new survey of Black Americans’ priorities on the economy one year into the Biden-Harris administration.

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WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies released a new survey of Black Americans’ priorities on the...

US Federal Reserve Board (FED) issued a long-awaited report on a central bank digital currency (CBDC).

In January 2022, the US Federal Reserve Board (FED) issued a long-awaited report on a central bank digital currency (CBDC).

You may be familiar with digital money in the form of...

Black and Asian American Workers Falling Behind in Getting Back Jobs

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Washington DC —Who is and is not benefiting from this year’s extraordinary job growth and rapid declines in unemployment?

As the economy emerged from...

following the Great Recession, Black households lost much more wealth than white families, regardless of class or profession,

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DURHAM, N.C. — During the decade-long economic recovery following the Great Recession, Black households lost much more wealth than white families, regardless...

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