Harold Meyerson

03/05/2015 - 7:42pm

    In 2008, The New York Times' great (and now former) labor reporter Steven Greenhouse authored a book titled "The Big Squeeze." The squeeze in question, of course, was the increasing economic pressure on America's middle and working classes.

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10/23/2014 - 2:28pm

    I am a fan, as a number of my columns attest, of Germany's worker empowerment. By requiring corporations to divide their boards evenly between worker and management representatives and mandating that employers meet regularly with their employees to...

10/16/2014 - 3:57pm

    The extinction of the American raise - dead as a dodo, by every empirical measure - has become a truth universally acknowledged. Even Republican House Speaker John Boehner, not a fellow often glimpsed on the barricades with protesting workers, pronounced...

10/09/2014 - 3:00pm

    One of the public policy paradoxes of the past quarter-century is why the center-left governments of advanced economies have supported trade policies that undermine the very environmental and labor protections they fight for at home. Foremost among these...

10/02/2014 - 4:11pm

    If you live in an advanced economy - in Western Europe, Japan or the United States - odds are you're in a funk. Unless you live in Germany.

    This month, the Pew Research Center released the...

09/25/2014 - 11:52am

    The fight to increase Americans' stagnant incomes is, at long last, growing more serious. This week, with the explicit backing of the House Democratic Caucus, Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen, the ranking Democrat on the Budget Committee, is introducing a...

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