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Shawn Fremstad

Shawn Fremstad

Shawn Fremstad is a Senior Fellow with the Center for American Progress and a Senior Research Associate with the Center for Economic and Policy Research.

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The Rise in Material Hardship Among Working-Class Whites and How It Could Impact the 2020 Election

The rise in material hardship among lower-income whites without college degrees, and the Congressional GOP’s opposition to new legislation addressing it, will likely make it harder for Trump to hold on to these important swing voters in next week’s election.

Mariko Lewis ·


Racial Inequality Among Workers in Frontline Industries: Black Workers Are Overrepresented and Undercompensated

The history of the United States is the history of exploited black labor, beginning with slavery and continuing today in the form of endemic structural racism.

Hayley Brown ·


Modern Family Progressive Values Put Conservatives to Shame

Progressives rightly embrace family diversity and egalitarian, solidaristic relationships.

Shawn Fremstad ·


Inflation Inequality and the Poverty Measure

Today the United States is the only country in the world that measures present-day poverty by using a poverty line set over half a century ago.

Shawn Fremstad ·


Trump’s Contempt for Working-Class Expressed in New Expanded Public Charge Rule

It is unimaginable that Congress would classify so many working-class and middle-class Americans as undesirable public charges.

Shawn Fremstad ·


No, Forced Labor Is Not Good for Your Health

If the administration is serious about improving the health of working-class people, then it should stop rolling back important labor standards and worker protections.

Shawn Fremstad ·



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