Wages, Crime, MAGA and More

Posted on December 12, 2023

Wage Transparency in Job Postings Act: Withholding pay information in employment ads leads to inequality in pay, usually with white males earning more than females and people of color. The Wage Transparency in Job Postings Act requires that employers disclose a wage range in job ads.

Poll explains what MAGA means: An NBC News poll found that 52 percent of Republicans consider themselves supporters of the MAGA movement and a Monmouth poll found it’s actually 66 percent. What does that mean for politics and governance? For answers, read the latest IdeaLog, our blog intended to raise eyebrows and engage minds.

AI’s Real Risk to Wages: Artificial Intelligence will transform jobs. While boosting productivity, it will also increase wage inequality. Listen to this podcast from the International Monetary Fund.

In 2023, Murder Plummeted, Violent and Property Crime Likely Fell Nationally: Crime and murder reports fell by quite a lot from 2022 to 2023 (except in Washington, DC). At the end of the year, make sure your own state and local law enforcement agencies disclose what happened.

Abortion rights remained a strong political force through 2023: Some pundits thought that abortion rights would become less powerful as we got further from the Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade. This Navigator analysis shows abortion rights remains a strong force.

How to have a successful advocacy meeting: It takes a good deal of preparation to have an effective meeting with a policymaker. This short chapter in our advocacy book, Preparing to Win, explains how an advocate can maximize the impact of such a meeting.