Just after 5 a.m. on Jan. 14, about 30 deputies from the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office arrived at 2928 Magnolia St. in West Oakland. They came armed with rifles and
The trans and undocumented Latinas who started the Mirror Beauty Cooperative want it to be a model for equal pay and worker-ownership.
The U.S. economic system contributes to ongoing crises of addiction and mental health. The Scandinavians figured out the solutions decades ago.
The growers have the money but . . . the farmworkers have the time. —Cesar Chavez From 1962 to 1993, more than 2,200 people—all ages, all walks of life, and
On November 30, 1999, a huge gathering of environmentalists, labor unions, and human rights activists gathered at the World Trade Organization’s meeting in Seattle to protest the WTO’s “free trade”
As the coal industry declines, rural communities are seeking new economic stability—but prisons may not be the answer.
Thanks to a union of land cooperatives, people in Puebla have food sovereignty and education in Nahuatl instead of mega-projects and a Walmart.
A coming wave of Baby Boomer retirements threatens the survival of many small businesses. This initiative is making employee-ownership a more viable option.
The new law promises to take taxpayer money back from Wall Street and reinvest it in communities.