by Jim Thompson
In Talking Points Memo, Rich Yeselson examines the relationship between union membership and income inequality, noting that “America’s labor unions, once a stalwart of the American economy, are now in similar danger of fading into oblivion, and with them, America’s defense against increasing income inequality.”
At NPR, Ina Jaffe explains how income inequality unduly burdens women in retirement.
In The Atlantic, Garrett Epps previews Whole Women’s Health v. Cole, the first abortion case to come before the Supreme Court in nine years, which could have sweeping implications for women across the country.
At The Marshall Project, Maurice Chammah assesses the likelihood of overturning the death penalty and interviews Michael Meltsner, one of the last professionally active NAACP lawyers who helped temporarily dismantle capital punishment in 1972.