Making a living, and a life.
Between Overworked and Out of Work
by Dean Bakerposted Jan 15, 2010
- Giving employers incentives to offer paid time off would boost employment, stimulate the economy, and help the U.S. move toward a healthier life-work balance.
Growing Home—Urban Agriculture in Chicago
posted Dec 29, 2009
- Orrin Williams of Growing Home explains urban agriculture's crucial role in rebuilding our cities and communities—from increasing job security and food access to decreasing the environmental impact of farming.
Crossroads in Copenhagen
by Phaedra Ellis-Lamkinsposted Dec 17, 2009
- Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins discusses the conflicting emotions that Copenhagen causes.
Seeds of a Movement for the Unemployed
by Jake Blumgartposted Dec 15, 2009
- Where do working Americans turn when they lose their jobs?
People We Love :: Lorraine Kerwood
by Keeley Hardingposted Dec 15, 2009
- Rebuilding computers for the community.
How the Seattle WTO Protests Changed the World
posted Dec 14, 2009
- Video: United Steelworkers remember the union role in taking on the WTO.
Recovery Act's Green Jobs: Weatherization in New York City
posted Dec 11, 2009
- 640,329 jobs have been created or saved by the Recovery Act. Green for All provides a glimpse into how the program affects the people who hold those jobs and the residents receiving weatherization services in New York City.
4 Quick Ways to Boost Employment
by Dean Bakerposted Dec 04, 2009
- Rights for renters, flexible work schedules, and other ways to create jobs.
Looking Backward: Economics and the Cult of Yesterday
by Jonathan Roweposted Dec 01, 2009
- GDP and productivity don't measure what's really going on in the economy—or in people's lives. Jonathan Rowe on measuring what matters.
Climate Hero Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins
by Kate Sheppardposted Dec 01, 2009
- Green For All organizes minority and low-income communities to press for green jobs and mobilizes their grassroots power into a national force for an inclusive, clean-energy economy.
Last Mountain Standing: Coal River Valley Residents Fight for Wind Farm
by Jed Grubbsposted Nov 24, 2009
- The last intact mountain in West Virginia's Coal River Valley is slated for mountaintop removal coal mining. Local residents have other ideas.
posted Nov 11, 2009
- NextStep Recycling saves computers from landfills--providing employment, education outreach and technology access to low-income residents in the process.
Climate Hero Marcus Ryan
by Kate Sheppardposted Nov 10, 2009
- A former Obama campaigner helps neighbors find talented green workers to make their homes climate-friendly.
Clean Energy Works: Portland Project a Model for Green Stimulus
by Roger Valdezposted Oct 26, 2009
- In Portland, Recovery Act funds are 'laying the foundation for long-term economic, environmental, and community health.'
Green the Block :: Beauty from the Ashes
by Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins and Rev. Lennox Yearwoodposted Sep 17, 2009
- To honor the victims of September 11, 2001, urban communities involved in the green jobs movement spent the anniversary of the attacks building stronger communities through service.