While the number of Black-owned banks is down to only 22, there are 318 Black credit unions uniquely positioned to invest in their communities.
In Sonoma County, women are coming together to support one another and advocate for the safety of undocumented fieldworkers who often work in isolation.
Economist Guy Standing says the policy can reverse inequality. It also has an invigorating effect on volunteerism, home ownership, and community strength.
Baby boomers are the largest percentage of business owners, and they’re headed toward retirement. Worker cooperatives could keep the jobs they’ve created from disappearing.
Is the work we do for pay like digging a hole to nowhere? The author put shovels in the hands of 15 people to find out.
How the city is promoting local economic growth that goes beyond deals for big companies.
A public health researcher explains why life expectancy in the United States is falling, and it has to do with income inequality rising.
Rebuilding workers’ rights is possible—even with labor policy’s 30-year gridlock.
A co-op training program in Brooklyn could serve as a model for other cities looking to combat the effects of gentrification for long-time residents.
Nearly half of Evergreen’s worker-owners have purchased homes through the program.
Good debts? We know it sounds crazy. But there’s a quiet revolution brewing in how we move money around, and we want our readers to know about it.
$11.85 trillion in household debt has more to do with stagnant wages (and predatory banks) than shopping sprees .