low wages

Employers Steal $15B From Low Wage Workers Each Year

February 23, 2018

Millions of workers are paid less than the minimum wage, thanks to the erosion of federal labor protections, says David Cooper of Economic Policy Institute

Is Baltimore City’s Water Supply Up For Privatization?

August 14, 2014

City Hall denies the charge, but workers and advocates say an upcoming water contract could be a foot in the door for privatization

Workers Say Racial Discrimination Systemic at Thurgood Marshall Airport

August 9, 2014

TRNN’s Jaisal Noor speaks with workers and advocates at BWI Airport who say the racial wage gap there is harming Baltimore’s African American community

Reality Asserts Itself - Heiner Flassbeck

August 3, 2014
Mr. Flassbeck says people must get politically engaged and find an alternative or we will face dictatorship because today’s capitalism is out of answers

NYC Allocates $1.2 Million to Sponsor Worker Cooperatives

July 14, 2014

TRNN discusses with Project Equity co-founder Hilary Abell and organizer Kali Akuno about whether worker cooperatives are the answer to getting New Yorkers out of poverty

India

July 11, 2014
Jayati Ghosh critiques the first budget presented by new Indian prime minister Narendra Modi

Imagining Economic Policy Focused on Women

July 9, 2014

Robert Johnson says that policy focused on addressing inequality and the well-being of women would provide direct benefits to the economy

The Fashion Victims of Cambodia

June 30, 2014
Rebecca Henschke reports on garment workers killed by riot police when striking for pay rise

Cleaning Workers Confront Police Brutality and Austerity in Greece

June 30, 2014

Some workers remain hospitalized as they await a final court order regarding the future of their jobs