Joseph Williams: Hunger Strike Games
by Heidi BruceMay 01, 2012
- This college football player insisted the University of Virginia invest in living wages for its employees, not new sports enhancements.
Cooperatives Put People—and Democracy—to Work
Mar 30, 2012
- How worker-owned businesses from Cleveland to Spain are nurturing life and jobs outside the corporate framework.
Nurses Fight for a Dose of Tax Justice
by Sarah AndersonMar 06, 2012
- Before there was Occupy, thousands of nurses were already taking on Wall Street to demand a financial transaction tax.
How to Find Meaning and Money in Your Work
by Billy ParishMar 05, 2012
- 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
by Josh EidelsonFeb 07, 2012
- The Wisconsin uprising in the words of the activists, writers, and everyday Wisconsinites who made it happen.
2012: The Year of the Cooperative
by Jessica ReederFeb 01, 2012
- How an old business model is finding new relevance all over the world.
A Jump Start for the Clean Economy
by Maria GallucciJan 24, 2012
- 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
by Lynsi BurtonJan 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 RosenJan 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
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 NaumanDec 19, 2011
- The YES! Breakthrough 15: Bringing renewable energy and jobs to reservations.
Occupy Economics: Because We’re Teaching It Wrong
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 BermanDec 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 KortenNov 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 EnglerNov 29, 2011
- The YES! Breakthrough 15: Battling for those on the economic bottom rung—domestic workers.