Making a living, and a life.
Deepak Bhargava: A Voice for the Grassroots Inside the Beltway
by Lynsi Burtonposted Jan 17, 2012
- The YES! Breakthrough 15: Expanding the American Dream to include people left behind by economic inequality.
Work, Reimagined: Detroit Gets Creative
by Zak Rosenposted Jan 05, 2012
- 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
posted Jan 04, 2012
- 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
by Talli Naumanposted Dec 19, 2011
- The YES! Breakthrough 15: Bringing renewable energy and jobs to reservations.
Occupy Economics: Because We’re Teaching It Wrong
posted Dec 05, 2011
- Does Occupy Wall Street highlight the failures of traditional Econ 101? These economists think so.
Jobs Not Cuts: UK Strikes Against Austerity
by Ari Bermanposted Dec 01, 2011
- In Britain, two million public sector workers launched the largest strike in three decades.
7 Ways to Support the Real Job Creator: Main Street
by John Cavanagh, David Kortenposted Nov 29, 2011
- Turns out most job creation comes from the 99 percent, not the one percent.
Ai-jen Poo: Organizing Labor—With Love
by Mark Englerposted Nov 29, 2011
- The YES! Breakthrough 15: Battling for those on the economic bottom rung—domestic workers.
Painting the Town Prosperous
by James Trimarcoposted Nov 16, 2011
- Urban artists revive our neighborhoods and show us how to share our gifts.
Green Jobs Calling
by Madeline Ostranderposted Nov 10, 2011
- 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
by Susan Arterian Changposted Nov 10, 2011
- How worker co-ops are expanding despite the rust-belt economy.
Graduates Get a Crash Course in Sharing
by Malcolm Harrisposted Oct 26, 2011
- How new graduates are improvising when expected careers aren’t panning out.
Elders a (Labor) Force for Social Change
by Marc Freedmanposted Oct 26, 2011
- Boomers discover ways to apply their skills and life experience to purposeful second careers.
YES! Recommends: The Legacy Project
posted Oct 25, 2011
- At a time of economic uncertainty—when your students are wondering about their future—the Legacy Project might serve as a compass to help them create their lives, connect to others, and change their world.
7 Smart Solutions for DIY Jobs
posted Oct 04, 2011
- One alternative to looking for a job is to make your own. Here are seven ways communities are offering tools, training, and bright ideas to get workers started.