Since our founding in 1986, the Economic Policy Institute has worked for an economy where all working people have good jobs, a voice at work, fair schedules, quality health care, retirement security, and realistic hopes for a better future. Our efforts to center the concerns of working Americans in economic policy debates are as urgent as ever. The global pandemic and ensuing deep economic distress have exacerbated acute systemic inequities. EPI’s cutting-edge research and policy analyses provide lawmakers, opinion leaders, advocates, activists, journalists, and the public with a sound evidence base for a strong policy response—to get through the crisis and to a post-pandemic economy centered on worker power and racial and gender justice.
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(Original published November 2020)