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Brishen Rogers

Brishen Rogers is an Associate Professor at Temple University’s Beasley School of Law, and a Fellow at the Roosevelt Institute. Prior to law school, he worked as a community organizer promoting living wage policies and affordable housing, and spent several years organizing workers as part of SEIU’s “Justice for Janitors” campaign.

Articles

Workers will benefit from technology when they control how it’s used.

Brishen Rogers
COVID-19 has exposed the fragility of our labor markets just as much as the fragility of our public health and welfare systems. As we take the economy out of its induced coma, we should ask what kinds of jobs we want and need.
Brishen Rogers
Tech companies have seen waves of worker protest, but they are still far from democratic. The remedy is to build and exert real forms of worker power inside the workplace.
Brishen Rogers

The problem of employer power runs much deeper than monopsony.

Brishen Rogers

Critics of raising the minimum wage claim that it decreases employment, but they are missing the larger point.

Brishen Rogers

When proponents deploy the logic of market competition, they undermine democracy and social equality.

Brishen Rogers

Forums

Cash grants have a role to play in building a decent future for work—alongside much else.

Brishen Rogers

Forum Responses

Individuals can’t engage in democracy if they are struggling to survive.
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Editor’s Note: This Forum is available as our spring 2017 print issue. We are pleased to make it freely available online thanks to the generous support of the Cameron Schrier Foundation, the William and...
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