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Venice Family Clinic’s Elizabeth Benson Forer explains how the dramatic growth of her essential facility reflects the breakdown of our health care system.
Forty years into her career, RN Cathy Kennedy believes the poor and people of color will never get fair treatment until we make systemic change.
In a special podcast series, Mark Kreidler talks to experts and advocates about the economic and racial determinants of health in the Golden State.
Pressure from corporate donors, public relations firms and anti-union consultants has chilled research by labor studies academics.
U.S. companies spend hundreds of millions of dollars per year to ensure workers don’t organize.
Thirty years ago, a labor organizer helped convince an anti-union consultant to document his methods.
An estimated 60% of large employers use workplace monitoring tools, some of which can be used to chill organizing.
Capital & Main’s new series explores the impact of the union avoidance industry, which has only gotten more powerful in recent years.
Thousands of homeowners live near methane-emitting wells. The fossil fuel industry has avoided cleaning up the mess for over a century.
The mayor’s preemptive strike against the omicron variant is a stealth boon for businesses.
Development, oil and agriculture have long-burdened the valley with pollutants, and residents are tired of the EPA doing nothing about it.
Will Democrats stop appointing legislators with fossil fuel investments to key committees in 2022?
Though imperfect, the city’s mandate shows promise for the likely holiday COVID surge.
A ‘Community Equity Fund’ empowered neighborhood groups to reach 1.9 million people, but organizations say more needs to be done.
Cervantes, a progressive policy expert, explains what has and hasn’t changed for immigrant workers under the Biden administration.
Tribes struggling to rebuild after Hurricane Ida were surprised when the Biden administration reopened oil and gas leasing.
A significant portion of eligible water systems haven’t yet applied for funds meant to help customers, despite a Dec. 6 deadline.
The state is waiting for a federal court case to be resolved before implementing regulations meant to prevent further deaths.
The unpopular proposal promotes a fuel that may cause more harm to the environment than it’s worth to produce.
The new film about the powerlessness of older workers has already struck a chord with many.