Friday, September 29, 2023

Tag: community

As the planet warms, let’s be clear: We are sacrificing lives...

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.

How outsourcing threatens America’s safety

“Choose wisely, because cheaper does not mean better. You get what you pay for.”

How collectives are empowering people to understand the tricky financial side...

Removing the taboo around talking about money, two collectives are helping people work toward securing their financial well-being.

Minneapolis teacher strike brought unity, victory and a reminder of the...

Teachers ended a nearly three-week strike, citing advances in pay and working conditions for many members. But more work remains.

Unclear federal law allows logging, farming and mining to threaten America’s...

No version of “waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS), part of the Clean Water Act, adequately protects the nation’s natural areas.

Housing is a human right—here’s how to make it a reality

The federal government has for years enabled the private market to make money off our housing needs. Now, as home prices and rents skyrocket, there is a simple solution: offer people a public option for housing.

How one organization is helping to grow cooperative businesses in New...

Green Worker Cooperatives nurtures co-op startups in the South Bronx.

How a cooperative run by the formerly incarcerated is reshaping Chicago’s...

Megacorporations tend to dominate food contracting with schools and other large facilities in America. In Chicago, Black formerly incarcerated people are prepping locally sourced meals for schools, nursing homes and transitional housing facilities.

More than two dozen major lawsuits are putting a price tag...

Four years ago, Boulder, Colorado, sued ExxonMobil and Suncor Energy—owner of the only oil refinery in the state—for climate change-related damages and...

How Portland’s activists are bringing mutual aid to the homeless

Mutual aid offers a route to directly help people living outside, and potentially save lives through the winter months.

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Global leaders plead for peace in Ukraine at UN

Altogether, leaders from at least 50 countries spoke up for peace in Ukraine at the 2023 UN General Assembly.

Supreme Court could trigger hundreds of billions in corporate tax cuts ‘with the stroke...

"The Roberts Court could decide with the stroke of a pen to simultaneously forgive big business decades of tax dues."

Climate campaigners decry ‘absolutely horrendous’ brutality against protesters at fed summit

"We have no choice but to take direct action to put our bodies on the line because petitions, sign-waving, and chanting—we tried that for the past 50 years and it hasn't worked, and we're out of time," said one arrested activist.

Elected Democrats are conformist enablers of Biden for 2024

Alarm bells among pro-Biden pundits have finally begun to break the political sound barrier. So why is it quiet on Capitol Hill on the Democratic front?

Missouri set to execute Marcellus Williams despite DNA evidence proving innocence—again

Unless we reform this corrupt system, racist politicians will be rewarded with higher political offices–for–”frying a black man.”