As Allison L. Hurst writes in this week’s Working-Class Perspective, discussing the working class in the U.S. as a unified block ignores the immense complexity and diversity of working people. Even a focus on race, gender, and geography neglects important divisions in the demographic. Hurst introduces a more nuanced approach of classifying the working class in five broad job […]
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Drawing on Georgetown’s distinctive identity as an arena of policy formulation and debate, the Kalmanovitz Initiative fosters approaches aimed at creating equitable, sustainable, and empowering workplace relations in a fast-changing economy.
The Chronicle of Higher Education recently featured our Visiting Scholar John Russo and faculty affiliate Sherry Linkon and their efforts to unravel the mysteries of the American working class. The piece can be found on the Chronicle’s website and was written by Katherine Mangan, who writes about community colleges, completion efforts, and job training, as well as other […]
Neil Gorsuch was nominated to be a Supreme Court Justice largely because of his concern for religious liberty. Yet as Ken Estey explains in this week’s Working-Class Perspective, Gorsuch has prioritized the religious freedom of large corporations over the religious rights of thousands of their workers. Hobby Lobby has over 500 stores and almost 13,000 […]