A study finding increased mortality for the white working-class drew a lot of attention last fall. Yet as Jack Metzgar demonstrates in this week’s Working-Class Perspectives post, the focus on race obscures some important class-based patterns. Janell Ross recently provided a thorough rundown of black-white disparities in The Washington Post: “On just about every measure of social […]
The Kalmanovitz Initiative convenes and supports activists, advocates, and academics in line with our mission of advancing workers’ rights and economic justice.
The Kalmanovitz Initiative draws upon the resources of a great university to educate and engage a new generation of leaders dedicated to a just, democratic, and inclusive economy.
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.
What does it mean that most museums offer few images of working-class life? The ones that do tend to show workers from the outside through middle-class perspectives. In this week’s Working-Class Perspectives Post, Sarah Attfield explores the consequences of such representations on working-class people and their involvement or appreciation for art. But there was also something […]
The Kalmanovitz Initiative invites you to a celebration for the 125th anniversary of Rerum Novarum, the nineteenth century Catholic encyclical that laid the foundation of the Church’s teachings on labor and worker rights. The event will take place on Sunday, May 1, at the historic Our Lady of Queen Peace Church in Arlington and is being sponsored by […]