Economic Policy Institute

Julia Conley, staff writer
"These alarming trends are a direct result of a series of policy decisions that have reduced the economic power of most workers to achieve faster wage growth."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
striking teachers in Chicago
"Trump's economy is not a workers' economy, and workers know solidarity is the...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO
"Trump claimed to be 'pro-worker'... If that was anything other than his usual...


ThinkProgress has assembled three charts that prove the premise of today's general strike : That workers suffer while the 1% prospers under systems that do not support us, but that rely on our labor, skills and compliance. Charts on productivity vs. wages, corporate profits and unions.