There Is Still Work Ahead For Workplace Equity

Eight years ago today, landmark legislation was enacted in the name of women’s equality activist Lilly Ledbetter to advance equal pay. Today’s anniversary is a reminder that while we’ve made strides to end pay inequality, the persistence of the gender and racial wage gap means we’ve got much more work to do. According to the National […]

For Donald Trump Or Hillary Clinton, A “Hellish” Economy Ahead

My God, things are bad behind the scenes. I wouldn’t want to be Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump – the collapse might officially skip Obama’s final months in office, but it is coming, with mathematical surety – it is coming. Cleaning up our cratering financial system is going to be a thankless task for whoever […]

Everything Is Going Wrong In Brazil Ahead Of The Olympics

Brazilians flooded Copacabana Beach on a sunny afternoon seven years ago, on the day the International Olympic Committee announced that Rio de Janeiro would host the 2016 Summer Olympics.  With the eyes of the world on his country — then one of the world’s fastest-growing economies — then-president Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva, known to […]