Author Melissa Hope Ditmore suggests that current political attention on human trafficking is performative rather than practical. In her new book, she makes the case for enforcing and expanding labor laws.
Tired of waiting for the city to address housing justice, Baltimore’s constellation of grassroots activists and institutions are charging forward to keep residents in their homes and increase availability of affordable housing.
Labor activists take steps to preserve the documents and strategies they use today, so future organizers will have a practical guide.
Schools are federally mandated to provide extra support to students experiencing homelessness, but many students—particularly those of color—continue to fall through the cracks in California.
“Building the Block” is an original six-part series examining how communities are building cultural sustainability in their own neighborhoods and beyond.
A public bank would allow the state of New York to keep its money closer to home, and put it to good work.
To address the problems of our “surprisingly impoverished democracy” in the midterm elections, Liz Theoharis argues that policymakers would have to take seriously the realities of tens of millions of poor and low-income people.
A shift away from maximizing profits and to employee ownership can yield a more positive impact.
A historic drop in the child poverty rate over the past 25 years showed us exactly what to do when the pandemic hit.
Guatemalan and Salvadoran immigrants helped organize far-reaching workers’ rights campaigns in industries that mainstream unions had thought to be untouchable.
Black and other farmers of color are seeing a restoration of land that was stolen or cheated from them as a key step to strengthening their economic power.
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