Given the bleak outlook, it's a relief to see growing momentum for raising the minimum wage to livable levels.
Instead of just talking about the widening gap of inequality, the city council approved a $15 an hour minimum wage indexed to inflation.
Wage theft is disturbingly routine.
Let's invest in full employment, world-class skills, and technology that works for workers.
Under legal and public pressure, the Korean corporation expressed condolences to the survivors of its smartphone workers who contracted cancer without taking any responsibility for their illnesses.
Low-paying jobs are growing faster than decent-paying jobs, and more women than men are getting measly wages.
While the rich are getting richer, the rest of us are falling further behind.
It's time to toss these corporate oligarchs out of the people's business.