Do Corporations Care How Much US Workers Earn?


Although consumer spending is a primary driver of the US economy, business leaders appear largely unconcerned about the declining standard of middle-class living. This was not always the case. In the magazine Dissent, Social Science Policy researcher Colin Gordon traces the history of corporate attitudes to labor and unions from the early 20th century to the present day. "Do America's Corporations Care How Much American Workers Earn?" outlines the conditions and factors at play in the current discouraging job market. The article was reposted this week in the Huffington Post.