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Care Economy

The fast-growing homecare and childcare sectors, where an overwhelmingly female workforce is excluded from many basic labor protections, can and must be transformed in the interest of workers, children, elders, the disabled, and communities.

The Care Economy campaign promotes making high-quality child care available to working parents, increasing access to paid family leave, childcare subsidies, and support for new parents or unpaid caregivers, and creating more, better quality jobs with benefits and a family-sustaining wage in the care fields.

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I am responsible for making billionaire Sam Zell rich

By Dale Muzzy, retired senior citizen I am the reason Sam Zell is rich, but I’m not his stockbroker, and…

Addressing San Francisco's Housing Crisis Starts With Investing in Jobs

This piece originally appeared in The Huffington Post.  The first thing that struck me when I moved to the Bay Area…

The Working Poor

15% of the U.S. population lives below the national poverty line. That’s 46.2 million people. And though many are quick…

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Putting Families First

American families are struggling to make ends meet. What we sometimes call poverty or inequality – and what people at the kitchen table call “not being able to provide for my family” – is rooted in our failure as a nation to provide good jobs for all.

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