New national survey shows that retaliation against whistleblowers in the workplace is prevalent during the pandemic. Black workers are more likely to work under conditions that are both hazardous and repressive.
Women-led nations—like Germany, Norway, and New Zealand—have been touted for their effective response to COVID-19 and relatively low mortality rates.
We asked ambassadors from these countries what made their national responses to the global pandemic so effective.
“As we follow the new norms of social distancing, I find the lack of respect for my boundaries to be even more shocking than usual: Why are men comfortable getting in my face during a pandemic for the sake of a sleazy comment?”
In factories and warehouses, from grocery and retail stores to transportation and delivery companies, many employers across the country have demonstrated a willingness to put their employees’ health and lives at risk to make a profit. And corporate allies in Congress and state houses across the country are introducing bills to immunize corporations from liability for the resulting harm to employees and communities.
With the CARES Act sunsetting in July, it’s all too obvious more help is needed. The HEROES Act both builds on the CARES Act and corrects some flaws. But the big rock in the road to HEROES assistance are Republicans in the U.S. Senate.
Trump continually demeans women professionals and political leaders. Reproductive rights under fire. This is the War on Women Report.
In this edition of The Weekly Pulse, we take a look at updates on the COVID-19 pandemic, the importance of balancing public health amidst protest, and the need to continue the fight for abortion rights.
Access to higher education and the programs that teach people how to articulate the relationship between racial justice, queer organizing, labor activism, feminism(s) and other movements for equality are crucially important at this moment—but alarmingly at risk.
President Trump is emotionally shallow and lacks knowledge. He demonstrates astonishing conceit when he substitutes personal hunches for expert assessments. Narcissism keeps him from effectively addressing the nation’s most pressing problems. Failure to confront systemic racism is the latest example of his deficient leadership.
As the value of essential work is increasingly appreciated, parental leave needs to be expanded to all workers as the country rebuilds from this crisis.