Recovering from Hurricane Maria Requires an Extensive Federal Response
The American territories of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands weathered two devastating storms and are still struggling through the earliest stages of recovery. Category 5 Hurricane Irma hit the Caribbean on September 6, and two short weeks later, Hurricane Maria made a direct hit on Puerto
Raising Pay and Providing Benefits for Workers in a Disruptive Economy
Introduction and summary
The gig economy refers to application-based technology platforms, or apps, that deploy armies of workers to perform services ranging from on-demand taxis and home cleaning and maintenance to meal delivery and child care. Some experts predict that this sector will transf
What Ending DACA Means for LGBTQ Dreamers
Last month, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Trump administration will end protection from deportation for approximately 800,000 young immigrants under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. This program provided temporary protection from deportation for Dreame
working with and for young people to promote progressive solutions to key political and social challenges.