“Everyone Deserves A Cost-Of-Living Adjustment”: Interview With UCSC Striker Yulia Gilich

Santa Cruz, CA – Graduate student teaching assistants (TAs) at the University of California in Santa Cruz (UCSC) are fighting for a livable wage. A year of unsuccessful attempts to encourage [...]

The History Of Putting A Price On Everything

By Adam Gaffney, newrepublic.com -

By Adam Gaffney for New Republic - In 2015, according to the Centers for Disease Control, some 33,091 people died as a result of an opioid overdose. The final 2016 figure, there is little doubt, [...]

Health Care Costs Rise By Most In 32 Years

By Patrick Gillespie, www.money.cnn.com -

By Patrick Gillespie for CNN - Prices for medicine, doctor appointments and health insurance rose the most last month since 1984. The price increases come amid a broader debate about climbing [...]

In Seattle, The Rent Is Too Damn High

By Katie Herzog, www.grist.org -

By Katie Herzog in Grist - The median home price in Seattle is now $535,000, a 19 percent increase since March 2014, and the market is so competitive that bidding wars are common. “I would say [...]