A $15 per hour minimum wage increase was stripped from the economic stimulus package. But the fight to raise the wage has just begun.
Progressives say you can’t fix one without solving the other.
Economist Stephanie Kelton sees danger in Democrats allowing history to repeat itself with the next recovery.
The lights are going out in America’s rural hospitals and clinics at the moment they are most needed.
The Queen City is enjoying a commercial rebirth but staggering disparities separate black workers and businesses from their white counterparts.
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L.A. Trade-Tech’s student body resembles the blue-collar bloc that helped elect Obama.
The Silver State’s new workforce is younger and more likely to skew Democratic, but its members’ political affiliations remain opaque.
Sanders proposes to raise the national hourly minimum wage, make joining unions easier and to close gender pay gaps. He also promises to fix “a broken and racist criminal justice system.”
Early Democratic primary state voters seem in favor of more government regulation of Wall Street. But are all presidential candidates listening?
Climate concerns that have helped drive coal to near-obsolescence have contributed to a recent slump in the Kentucky senator’s popularity.
Capital & Main’s interviews with newsmakers echoed with warnings and hope.
“Our administration will look like America,” the presidential contender tells Capital & Main. “We have got to undo the racism and xenophobia of the Trump administration.”
A deeply funded lobbying group led by a former Hillary Clinton aide is out to kill Medicare for All. Its ideological roots run back to the Truman era.
Los Angeles-Hollywood-area parents say they were not consulted about a new middle school whose student body would be drawn from whiter and wealthier schools.
Where Elizabeth Warren and Gavin Newsom’s plans to reinvest in public schools most diverge is on funding mechanisms. Liz has one; Gavin doesn’t.
Cory Booker emerges from the school choice closet. More California kids are missing classes due to fires. Ethnic studies gets a reboot.
Aided by an incurious media, most Democratic presidential contenders have been allowed to slide around charter school issues.
A highly readable and timely account of the Democratic Party’s fall from power also points the way to its redemption.