When their boss tried to fire them, the workers of Republic Windows and Doors occupied the factory. Now they own it as a cooperative.
Review: More than half of the nation’s worst-paid jobs are related to food. Saru Jayaraman’s new book dives into the explosive movement for better rights for those who plant, process, and cook the food we eat.
In their new film, Shift Change, filmmakers Melissa Young and Mark Dworkin take viewers on a worldwind tour of the cooperative economy.
Having an energy-efficient home saves the owners money, but they often procrastinate on improvements. When energy companies in Kansas and Kentucky figured out a way to sweeten the deal, the results brought good news for homeowners, contractors, and for the planet.
150 years after the Emancipation Proclamation, it's time to recognize domestic labor as real work that should be protected.
Bringing renewable energy and jobs to reservations.
Battling for those on the economic bottom rung—domestic workers.
Boomers discover ways to apply their skills and life experience to purposeful second careers.
Life out of balance? Ask yourself these questions.
Meet five entrepreneurs who said no to corporate jobs.
Corporations aren’t hiring, and Washington is gridlocked. Here’s how we take charge of our own livelihoods.
Working fewer hours could help save our economy, our sanity, and the planet.
Busting 3 big myths about jobs today.
Van Jones is leading a national mobilization to rebuild the middle class—through decent work, fair taxes, and opportunities for all.
Ex-cons show each other the way out at San Francisco's Delancey Street.
A tough economy makes cross-race organizing more important than ever.
Meet the man who’s convincing the country, and the new President, that the next economy needs to be green and just. Interview by Sarah van Gelder.
7 of the best current models for changing who owns, controls and benefits from business. Profits can flow to workers, consumers or the community - not just outside investors. And these businesses succeed.
Horizontalidad: bringing direct democracy to Argentina's citizens while reducing unemployment and stimulating worker involvement.
Oakland discovers that green-collar jobs can revitalize its economy and sets out on the path to becoming a 'global green city.'
We face devastation of the natural world and violence in human communities. There's a way to solve both these crises. A reverence movement would anchor a different economics, a restorative economics. Working with nature, we can create wealth sustainably and spread it more equitably. Solution-based, investment-driven environmentalism.
A recent class-action suit by black farmers against the USDA fails to stem the loss of land by African American farmers.
Parker Palmer writes about finding his vocation and the link between self and service
Bob Black, Why Work? Examines the stultifying impact of work and jobs and advocates the abolition of most production and the tranformation of work to play.
the new solidarity, by Anthony S. Arch. Steelworkers and forest activists forge a new alliance.
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