Franchises are increasingly hiring teens but may be doing so at the expense of their health and safety.
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How economic policies in the ’80s and ’90s destabilized American democracy today.
In Chinatown, renters champion use of eminent domain to rekindle the fight for truly public housing.
The state asked for federal help to find oil field emissions; the EPA found dozens — but in three years it has issued only two fines.
A move by the Valencia County Commission surprises the public and helps a major donor.
Author David Pepper argues that state governments have become a key reason for the erosion of rights and America’s drift from democracy.
“We just don’t have the luxury to be despondent.”
A three-part series of interviews about the influence of neoliberalism on our politics and economics.
California looks to ease the strain put on its vulnerable undocumented workforce.
The view from Lemon Hill, a working-class community where stress and anxiety rule the day.
Divisions deepen as America waits for the official Supreme Court ruling.
‘Here’s the core of it. There ain’t going to be any jobs on a dead planet.’
Striking down ‘Roe v. Wade’ will lead to further health inequities.
A patchwork of different rules decide which workers earn time and a half around the country.
How employers get away with denying workers income they used to earn.
Here is why a full-time employee is four times less likely to earn time-and-a-half income than in the 1970s.
To do so, he will need to learn from the failures of Obama and Carter.
Many people work more than full time, but few earn extra money anymore. A labor-friendly president promises to change that.
Michael Tubbs, who launched Stockton’s famous universal basic income experiment, discusses his EPIC project with Manuel Pastor, director of USC’s Equity Research Institute.
Fossil fuel interest groups are telling New Mexicans: let us keep drilling or the state’s education system will collapse.