Inside The Deadly World Of Private Garbage Collection

By Kiera Feldman, MLK50.com -

In New York City overall, private sanitation trucks killed seven people in 2017. By contrast, city municipal sanitation trucks haven’t caused a fatality since 2014. Pedestrians aren’t the only [...]

Amazon Makes List Of Large Companies With Workers On Food Stamps

By Mark Williams, Columbus Dispatch -

In short order, Amazon has become one of Ohio’s largest employers, after receiving tens of millions of dollars of state tax incentives for building warehouses, data centers and other projects [...]

Boycott Driscoll’s This Week In Support Of Workers

By the Boycott Driscolls Campaign, www.popularresistance.org -

From the Boycott Driscolls Campaign. The 80,000 farmworkers in San Quintin, Baja California (Mexico), who are fighting for a collective-bargaining agreement with BerryMex, the Mexican subsidiary [...]

Sears Crash Shows Capitalism Is Morally Bankrupt

By Matt Stannard, www.occupy.com -

By Matt Stannard for Occupy.com. One of my closest friends in town recently lost his job managing a Sears automobile department, when the store was closed for financial reasons. My friend was [...]

Newsletter – Greater Austerity Coming Unless We Act

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, www.popularresistance.org -

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. As one of the world's richest nations, the US stands out for having the greatest wealth divide and high levels of poverty. Over the past 40 years, wages have [...]

Canceling NAFTA Could Be The Best Way Forward

By Lois Ross, www.rabble.ca -

By Lois Ross for Rabble. Have you ever wondered what would happen if you called the bully's bluff? As Liberal members of Parliament return to their seats in the House of Commons, they need to [...]

Newsletter – No #NAFTA2, Yes To Trade For People & Planet

By Daniel Cooper Bermudez. The Trump administration is renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with Canada and Mexico in secret, just as President Obama did with the TPP. [...]

States Blocking Cities From Raising Standards For Workers

By Marni von Wilpert, www.epi.org -

By Marni von Wilpert for Economic Policy Institute. On August 28, 2017, low-wage workers in St. Louis, Missouri, became the latest victims of state preemption laws. “Preemption” in this context [...]

Newsletter – Positive Actions You Can Take This Summer

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese for Popular Resistance. This week, we look at some of the current struggles in the United States and ways that you can get involved this summer. From [...]

Impact Investing And Employee Ownership

By Mary Ann Beyster, www.democracycollaborative.org/ -

By Mary Ann Beyster for the Democracy Collaborative. With income inequality in the United States at record high levels, employee ownership is increasingly being lauded as a potential solution to [...]

Newsletter – The People’s Plan For Transformation

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. It is important to understand that we arrived in this situation by, what Moyers described as "careful long-range planning and implementation…consistency of [...]

Movimiento Cosecha On The National “Day Without Immigrants”

By Carlos E. Rojas Rodriguez, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Carlos E. Rojas Rodriguez for Movimiento Cosecha. Movimiento Cosecha endorses, but did not organize the national “Day Without Immigrants” taking place today across the country. As far as we [...]

Economic Insecurity Of US Workers Increases With Unstable Jobs

By Elizabeth Grossman, www.inthesetimes.com -

By Elizabeth Grossman for In These Times - The U.S stock market may be at record highs and U.S. unemployment at its lowest level since the Great Recession, but income inequality remains [...]

Workers Celebrate 20 Years Of Shared Bread And Ownership

By Misty Dawn Spicer-Sitzes, www.shareable.net -

By Misty Dawn Spicer-Sitzes for Shareable. Workers in California are taking economic change into their own hands. The Arizmendi Association of Cooperatives is one of the shining examples of how [...]

This Worker-Owned Cooperative Is ‘Bigger Than A Business’

By Sam Tabachnik, www.dcist.com -

By Sam Tabachnik for DCist - On the morning of his 34th birthday, Juan Reid woke up in a van parked outside a homeless shelter. He couldn’t stop sobbing. Reid had just finished 14 years in [...]