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Educational Opportunity

September 6, 2019

Stop Treating Black Kids Like Criminals

Educational disparities reflect American biases that perceive people of color as inherently dangerous

A Fair Deal at Work

September 2, 2019

It’s Time to Put the Labor Militancy Back in Labor Day

Washington is working to counter the Trump administration's anti-labor policies

Higher Education

August 22, 2019

Your Legislator May Not Understand How Much College Costs

Many paid 85 percent less for college than Millennials -- and state aid falls far short

Equal Pay

August 22, 2019

“Equal Pay Day” Masks Difficulties Black and Brown Women Face

Black women earned as much in the last 20 months as white men did in 2018.

A Fair Deal at Work

July 23, 2019

Young People Can’t Work Their Way Into Prosperity

We are duped into working too many hours for free, and this is allowed by law

Progressive Tax Reform

July 15, 2019

Appeals Court Rules Seattle Can Have Income Tax

Supreme Court Will Rule on Progressive Taxation

Research Feed

A Fair Deal at Work
Sources of Inequality

The forces behind Washington's growing economic inequality

A Fair Deal at Work
Washington’s Employment Picture

A look at the numbers shows room for improvement

State of Working Washington
Public Higher Education Tuition in Washington

State budget cuts have pushed the cost of college out of reach

A Fair Deal at Work
What’s Happening with Wages in Washington

Why most workers won’t be ready for the next (inevitable) recession