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The State of Working America Podcast

17 EpisodesProduced by Economic Policy InstituteWebsite

Raising workers' voices to make sure they are heard in the economic policy debate.


Democracy, Race, and Justice: The Speeches and Writings of Sadie T. M. Alexander

Nina Banks discusses her new book "Democracy, Race, and Justice: The Speeches and Writings of Sadie T. M. Alexander." Banks, an economist, talks about her journey to unearth the economic insights of the first Black economist, Alexander, who was unable to find work in her field when she graduated in 1921 but went on to influence economics and press for equity for black workers and their families.


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The State of Working America Podcast is part of EPI’s effort to raise workers’ voices to ensure they are heard in the economic policy debate.

Core topics include workers' rights, inequality, race, gender, labor markets, education and immigration, but we're interested in all things related to social justice. __

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