For starters, this protest is about a competing idea for the future of the planet—and waves of people will show up to make that point.
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Austin, Texas, leads the nation in people with jobs outside the 9-to-5 economy.
When Gervacio Pena Lopez migrated to Sonoma County 30 years ago, he just wanted to find work to support his family. Since then, he has organized and won victories for domestic and day laborers, including a green-landscaping certification program.
I am not sure how badly North Dakota wants this pipeline. If there is to be a battle over the Dakota Access, I would not bet against a people with nothing else left but a land and a river.
Most importantly, they would see the serious purpose for the people here at Camp Sacred Stone, one that’s not going away without a successful resolution.
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From Washington state to South Dakota, voters are pushing for public-matching systems to replace the influence wealthy bankrollers have on government.
“Conversations have changed. The structure of power has not. And that’s where we are today.”
The whole sector won’t enjoy broader success until its companies learn how to combine flexible work with better treatment.
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.
Mobolaji Olambiwonnu hopes his new film on the killing of Michael Brown will bring healing, dignity, and investment to Black communities affected by police violence.