Steven Greenhouse

labor reporter and author of “Beaten Down, Worked Up: The Past, Present, and Future of American Labor”

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Author of The Big Squeeze: Tough Times for the American Worker; former labor and work place reporter for the New York Times

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“There's kind of this sense among workers across the United States that … they're owed big time because they worked so heroically during the pandemic.

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In 1950, America had the richest middle class in the world, but now U.S. workers face wage stagnation and historic wealth inequality.

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