Making a living, and a life.
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.
by Rick Wolffposted Oct 26, 2010
- In France, the government’s response to the economic crisis has sparked massive protests. What do they mean for the U.S.?
One Nation: Uniting for Jobs, Not War
by Phyllis Bennisposted Oct 06, 2010
- At the historic One Nation Working Together march, activists made the connection between unemployment and our outsize military budget.
Students Score Victory for Honduran Workers
by Valerie Schloredtposted Sep 09, 2010
- How the "Just Pay It!" campaign on college campuses leveraged $1.5 million for Nike garment workers.
10 Ways to Solve the Jobs Problem
by Fran Kortenposted Sep 02, 2010
- Imagine a no-holds-barred “summit” that comes up with ideas to solve both our job and environmental problems. What might it come up with?
Sticking Together in Tough Times
by Chuck Collinsposted Aug 10, 2010
- With more workers facing long-term joblessness, the unemployed are working together for change.
The Work-Sharing Boom: Exit Ramp to a New Economy?
by Juliet Schorposted Aug 09, 2010
- To cope with the recession, some companies are cutting hours instead of employees. Will the trend have long-term effects?
The Case for a New WPA
by Kate McCormackposted Jul 12, 2010
- Is it time to bring back this Depression-era program?
First Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights Passes
by Elizabeth DiNovellaposted Jun 28, 2010
- The successful campaign to pass the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights in New York is cause for celebration at 2010 US Social Forum.
Update: Post-Prison Garden Project Grows Earth Stewards
by Berit Andersonposted Jun 25, 2010
- Ten years ago YES! Magazine reported on Cathrine Sneed and her Garden Project. Today there are 37 Earth Stewards and seven full-time Garden Project employees.
The Work Ahead
by Shannon Hayesposted May 24, 2010
- Growing renewed relationships with our food, homes, and communities requires getting our hands dirty.
Replacing Coal with Green Jobs in Navajo Nation
by Yvonne Liuposted May 11, 2010
- Shutting down coal mines was a first step. Now Navajo activists are working for a new, green-jobs economy.