Doomed as it may be, an oil tax is a step toward redefining energy as a public good—for which everyone pays the cost of overuse and abuse.
From the Current Issue
Employment options can be extremely limited for undocumented immigrants who can’t work legally. These single moms are relying on each other.
This neighborhood made gardens out of vacant lots to tackle gentrification and high youth unemployment.
In California’s predominantly Spanish speaking Eastern Coachella Valley, younger Latinos are showing support for Sanders, upending the narrative that his appeal does not extend beyond white voters.
A union for Seattle Uber drivers means finally having the right to a two-way conversation with their multibillion-dollar employer.
A public health researcher explains why life expectancy in the United States is falling, and it has to do with income inequality rising.
Companies like Coca-Cola and Monsanto were called out for conflicts of interest, leaving many in the public health sector to wonder if next year transparency might become the new normal.
Rebuilding workers’ rights is possible—even with labor policy’s 30-year gridlock.
Here's how to use your holiday shopping to support cooperatives.
Cooperation Jackson heads to the Paris climate talks to show what a just transition to a green economy looks like.
FDA approves genetically engineered salmon, gun control debates overlook the biggest group of gun violence victims—black men—and apps that might help you put old stuff to new use.
Large utility companies control about 75 percent of the electricity market in California. A hybrid between a public agency and private utility, the new Community Choice program is a model for communities that want greener, cheaper energy.