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Work

Making a living, and a life.

How to Find Meaning and Money in Your Work How to Find Meaning and Money in Your Work
by Billy Parish
Millions of us are resigning ourselves to work that hurts us, hurts others, and damages the planet. We’re wasting our greatest assets.
Book Review: We Are Wisconsin Book Review: We Are Wisconsin
by Josh Eidelson
The Wisconsin uprising in the words of the activists, writers, and everyday Wisconsinites who made it happen.
2012: The Year of the Cooperative 2012: The Year of the Cooperative
by Jessica Reeder
How an old business model is finding new relevance all over the world.
A Jump Start for the Clean Economy A Jump Start for the Clean Economy
by Maria Gallucci
A little-known source of clean energy funding could prove a crucial job-creation engine in the states.
Deepak Bhargava: A Voice for the Grassroots Inside the Beltway Deepak Bhargava: A Voice for the Grassroots Inside the Beltway
by Lynsi Burton
The YES! Breakthrough 15: Expanding the American Dream to include people left behind by economic inequality.
Work, Reimagined: Detroit Gets Creative Work, Reimagined: Detroit Gets Creative
by Zak Rosen
How residents of America’s most famously down and out city are building livelihoods that also rebuild their communities.
The Many Benefits of Working Less The Many Benefits of Working Less
Yes, more time off would make us happier—but it's a good idea for the economy and the planet, too.
Henry Red Cloud: Solar Warrior for Native America Henry Red Cloud: Solar Warrior for Native America
by Talli Nauman
The YES! Breakthrough 15: Bringing renewable energy and jobs to reservations.
Occupy Economics: Because We’re Teaching It Wrong Occupy Economics: Because We’re Teaching It Wrong
Does Occupy Wall Street highlight the failures of traditional Econ 101? These economists think so.
Jobs Not Cuts: UK Strikes Against Austerity Jobs Not Cuts: UK Strikes Against Austerity
by Ari Berman
In Britain, two million public sector workers launched the largest strike in three decades.
7 Ways to Support the Real Job Creator: Main Street 7 Ways to Support the Real Job Creator: Main Street
by John Cavanagh, David Korten
Turns out most job creation comes from the 99 percent, not the one percent.
Ai-jen Poo: Organizing Labor—With Love Ai-jen Poo: Organizing Labor—With Love
by Mark Engler
The YES! Breakthrough 15: Battling for those on the economic bottom rung—domestic workers.
Painting the Town Prosperous Painting the Town Prosperous
by James Trimarco
Urban artists revive our neighborhoods and show us how to share our gifts.
Green Jobs Calling Green Jobs Calling
by Madeline Ostrander
The citizens of two cities are finding the customers, finances, and skills to put together green jobs.
Best Job in the Neighborhood—And They Own It Best Job in the Neighborhood—And They Own It
by Susan Arterian Chang
How worker co-ops are expanding despite the rust-belt economy.
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