Economic Policy Institute

Eoin Higgins, staff writer
"The 10.7% number represents the hard floor that we'll bump up against when the virus vanishes, leaving us in a Great Recession level unemployment situation."
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Signs hang from the Meridian Heights apartment building in Northwest Washington on Monday, May 18, 2020.
"The economy is currently approaching a knife edge in how recovery will proceed...
Julia Conley, staff writer
"It is especially terrifying for workers to lose their health insurance as a result of, and during, an ongoing pandemic," wrote EPI. (Photo: @GeoDavenport/Twitter)
"While Americans may like their employer-provided coverage when they have it,...


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.