Matthew Cunningham-Cook is a writer and researcher with expertise in health care, retirement policy, and capital markets. A contributor to The Intercept, he is a researcher for a nurses union in Pennsylvania. He was previously a public sector researcher for the Communications Workers of America, and has written for The Nation, Al Jazeera, and In These Times.
A Biden Administration Can Raise Wages and Give Workers More Power — If It Wants To
Joe Biden says, “I’m a union guy.” Even without Democratic control of the Senate, now’s his chance to prove it.
Georgia’s Senate Runoff Will Determine Whether the Minimum Wage Increases
Sen. David Perdue, the former CEO of Dollar General, has said that raising wages kills jobs.
Election 2020Gianforte Win in Montana Will Have Stark Consequences for Workers’ Rights
Republican Rep. Greg Gianforte pulled off a victory in the governor’s race. The state GOP is planning a comprehensive assault on workers’ rights.
Links Between Sen. Dan Sullivan and Pebble Mine Are Deeper Than Previously Known
A managing partner at the controversial mine’s lobbying firm sits on the board of the Alaska senator’s family company.