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Bigger than Unions, Bigger than Wisconsin
by Micah Uetrichtposted Feb 25, 2011
- How Americans across professions, religions, and states are uniting in opposition to Wisconsin's anti-union bill—and cultivating a movement that reaches far beyond the state border.
Dear Glenn Beck: It’s Not Conspiracy, It’s Courage
by Sarah van Gelderposted Feb 24, 2011
- Glenn Beck thinks the spread of anti-corporate protests is a little too convenient. But this is what happens when ordinary people discover their power.
We Are Wisconsin
posted Feb 23, 2011
- Video: Meet the people making history in Wisconsin.
Time to Reclaim the American Dream
by Van Jonesposted Feb 22, 2011
- Van Jones: Why Wisconsin gives the movement for “hope and change” a second chance—and what you can do about it.
“This is a Peaceful Protest”
posted Feb 21, 2011
- Video: What's it like in the Wisconsin capitol?
Signs of the Times: The Best Protest Signs in Madison
posted Feb 18, 2011
- In Madison, Wisconsin, a workers' uprising is resulting in some clever slogans.
Wisconsin: The First Stop in An American Uprising?
by Sarah van Gelderposted Feb 18, 2011
- It took a while, but protests in Wisconsin show that poor and middle class Americans are ready to push back against the policies and cuts that hurt them most. Madison may be only the beginning.
Wisconsin: Solidarity Among Workers … And Football Players
by Dave Zirinposted Feb 17, 2011
- As Wisconsin's public workers fight to keep their wages and bargaining rights, they're joined by others involved in a labor struggle: their Super Bowl champion neighbors.
Organics and the Science of Farming
by Robin Broad, John Cavanaghposted Feb 15, 2011
- Some say that organic farming means going "backwards." These farmers think otherwise.
The Elephant in the Room at the State of the Union
by Robert Reichposted Jan 26, 2011
- The problem isn't "competitiveness"—it's inequality.
A Hands-On New Year
by Grace Lee Boggsposted Jan 26, 2011
- Grace Lee Boggs: The next decade will bring further changes in the way we think about food, work, and education.
Fixing the Future
posted Jan 14, 2011
- Video: David Brancaccio's full documentary as he travels the country to visit communities that are changing their economy in unique ways.
Working in the Shadows
by Carlos Jimenezposted Dec 13, 2010
- A year undercover in the jobs most Americans won't do.
Don’t Compromise Social Security
by Doug Pibelposted Dec 10, 2010
- What the tax compromise could mean for the future of Social Security.
Bellingham, Washington: Good Jobs, Locally Grown
posted Dec 09, 2010
- Video: How this close-knit community is keeping jobs close to home.