How Small Donors Are Giving Super PACs a Run for Their Money
by Lynsi BurtonAug 25, 2016
- From Washington state to South Dakota, voters are pushing for public-matching systems to replace the influence wealthy bankrollers have on government.
For 40 Percent of Us, the Future of Work Has Already Arrived
by Paul HamptonAug 25, 2016
- Here’s what today’s nontraditional workers are doing to build democratic, worker-led communities within the growing gig economy.
In Baltimore, I Found a City Taking Progress Into Its Own Hands
by Melissa HellmannAug 24, 2016
- “Conversations have changed. The structure of power has not. And that’s where we are today.”
Maybe the Gig Economy Doesn’t Have to Mean Oppressed Workers
by David KortenAug 24, 2016
- Has gig work helped you build community or left you isolated and vulnerable?
Can Workers Get a Fair Deal in the Gig Economy?
by Steven HillAug 23, 2016
- The whole sector won’t enjoy broader success until its companies learn how to combine flexible work with better treatment.
3 Reasons the Standing Rock Sioux Can Stop the Dakota Access Pipeline
by Mark TrahantAug 22, 2016
- For starters, this protest is about a competing idea for the future of the planet—and waves of people will show up to make that point.
Urban Foraging: Weeds You Can Eat
by Jasleena GrewalAug 22, 2016
- 6 edible weeds that can reduce anxiety, provide protein—or even predict the weather.
As #BankBlack Moves Money, Black Credit Unions Are Ready
by Zenobia JeffriesAug 20, 2016
- While the number of Black-owned banks is down to only 22, there are 318 Black credit unions uniquely positioned to invest in their communities.
A Documentary on Hope, Love, and Beauty in Ferguson
by Jaime AlfaroAug 19, 2016
- Mobolaji Olambiwonnu hopes his new film on the killing of Michael Brown will bring healing, dignity, and investment to Black communities affected by police violence.
After Catastrophic Wildfires, Forests Rebound on Their Own
by Maya KhoslaAug 19, 2016
- In the Sierra Nevada, high-intensity fires quickly grow into some of the rarest and most biodiverse habitats in the entire mountain range.
When You Don’t Have a Traditional Job, This Is How You Get Creative
by Martin do NascimentoAug 18, 2016
- Austin, Texas, leads the nation in people with jobs outside the 9-to-5 economy.
Watch: A Year After Freddie Gray, Baltimore Is Still Rising
by Melissa HellmannAug 18, 2016
- Tired of waiting for outside help, grassroots organizations are generating resources from within the African American community.
#IamtheGigEconomy: Love Being Your Own Boss or Desperate for a Traditional Job?
by YES! StaffAug 17, 2016
- Tell us about your gig life by using #IamtheGigEconomy.
To Thrive, We Must Be In Touch With Each Other
by Sarah van GelderAug 17, 2016
- When we live connected to a community, we are more likely to become champions for one another, not just for ourselves.
5 Reasons to Vote Even When You Hate Everything on the Ballot
by Yessenia FunesAug 17, 2016
- Voting won’t solve the nation’s problems. But it’s a start.
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