The nurses’ unions focus on health gives them a unique perspective on climate change among organized labor.
The movement to persuade schools to divest from fossil fuels has taken off around the country. Meet a few people who helped get Stanford’s money out of coal.
New York and San Francisco both suffer from soaring rents and gentrification, despite decades of regulation. How Seattle socialist Kshama Sawant plans to do affordable housing right.
Key national unions are stepping up to support the People's Climate March on September 21. But some green radicals say unions need to create their own climate protection strategy that democratizes the energy sector.
Gas stations aren’t great for the climate, but the move is a step toward local control over economic decisions—a model that holds great potential for developing renewable energy in the long term.
Incubator farms help seasonal workers start their own businesses, where they get better pay and the support of a community.
More than 400 workers and supporters were arrested on Thursday amid a nationwide wave of walkouts and demonstrations.
A new bill provides two years of tuition at a community college for participating high school grads who might otherwise face a 7.5 percent unemployment rate—and other states are already following suit.
Utah, Minnesota, and Washington have seen traffic fatalities decline by 40 percent. Here's how they did it.
47 million Americans live beneath the official poverty line, under a daily judgment of failure. The question today is: Whose failure?
For low-wage workers, Seattle's minimum wage increase means a chance to go to college, pay the rent, and visit the dentist.
In Germany, auto workers get paid well and their companies still profit. Author Thom Hartmann on why living wages and corporate success don't have to be mutually exclusive.