SOURCE: The Nation
A Federal Job Guarantee: The Unfinished Business of the Civil Rights Movement
by David Stein and Rep. Ayanna Pressley
At the top of the agenda for the 1963 March on Washington? Guaranteed, federally-backed employment at a living wage. A historian and a member of Congress argue it's time to fulfill that part of MLK's dream.
SOURCE: Foreign Affairs
A Job Guarantee Costs Far Less Than Unemployment
The bold policy for not just weathering the crisis, but coming out better.
The Fed Has a ‘Responsibility’ to Help Reduce High Unemployment in the Black Community
by Ayanna Pressley and David Stein
A historian of the relationship between economic policy and racial inequality and a member of the House of Representatives argue that the Federal Reserve needs to end its historic neglect of its mandate to promote full employment.
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