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.
A college professor is calling for a massive student-debt strike next year with only one necessity: that as many debtors as possible refuse to pay.
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.
How four decades of lobbying and legislation gave corporations dominion over our economy—and eroded the American middle class.
What does it take to keep a massive co-op growing? Find out in this video profile of the people behind Cooperative Health Care Associates.
Cooperative Home Care Associates has 2,300 workers who 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.
A new round of international trade agreements threatens to increase corporate power over national governments. But news out of Germany suggests the deals aren't inevitable.
More than 60 counties, cities, and states—and some corporations—are reducing discrimination against former offenders by removing one small box from job applications.
The Appalachian Transition Fellows are young people who will spend this year building diverse job opportunities in the coal-country counties that need them most.