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Article Before the Zombie Apocalypse—These 4 Trade Deals Were Ravaging the World!
Forget ghouls and goblins. From deregulating Wall Street to shredding environmental and labor protections—these policy monsters are way scarier.
Located in People Power
Article What I Learned About Living From Dying of Cancer
Many more patients are now living for years with the diagnosis of terminal illness. The author describes her journey to what she calls “livingly dying”—facing her death by living in the moment with grace and mindfulness.
Located in Issues / End of Poverty
Article New Factories Have Jobs You’d Really Want—and These Chicago Kids Are Skilling Up to Get Them
Manufacturing jobs are returning to the U.S., but to fill them we’ll have to train a new generation of workers. That’s what this school is doing in a struggling neighborhood that once hosted the country’s biggest candy empires, as factories return.
Located in Commonomics
Article Want to Build an Economy that Works for Everybody? Next Week, We’re All About It
Next Monday, YES! and the New Economy Coalition kick off New Economy Week—five days of national conversation about the ideas, strategies, and projects that make up the movement.
Located in New Economy
Article 7 Practical Ideas for Compassionate Communities, From Free College to Debt Relief
It's not hard to bring a little more equality into each others' lives.
Located in Issues / End of Poverty
Article Can a “Firewall Strategy” Keep Big Energy Out of Climate Talks? It Worked for Fighting Tobacco
Kicking the polluters out of the negotiations may sound like wishful thinking. But there is a precedent: the global effort to regulate the tobacco industry.
Located in Climate In Our Hands
Article A Wealthy Capitalist on Why Money Doesn't Trickle Down
Nick Hanauer, venture capitalist and self-described “plutocrat,” says a healthy economy and an effective democracy depend on a thriving middle class of workers.
Located in Issues / End of Poverty
Article To Save Family Farms from Corporate Buyout, Retiring Farmers Connect with a New Generation
In the next 20 years, many American family farmers are likely to retire—putting enormous amounts of land on the market. Here's how they're connecting with young farmers to make sure the family farm survives.
Located in Planet
Article How Seattle Led the Country’s Wage Revolution
Seattle's path to a $15 minimum wage is a winding tale of effective organizing, smart messaging, and blind dumb luck. It is also a roadmap for bypassing partisan gridlock—one city at a time.
Located in Issues / End of Poverty
Article How America's Largest Worker Owned Co-Op Lifts People Out of Poverty
Cooperative Home Care Associates' 2,300 workers enjoy good wages, regular hours, and family health insurance. With an investment of $1.2 million into the cooperative sector, New York City is hoping to build on the group's success.
Located in Issues / End of Poverty
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