An innovative organizer for three unions, Ross also challenged U.S. policy toward Central America.
Public prosecution ‘a great model’ for future suits against polluters.
Tip to journalists: COP27 and food price inflation are part of the same story.
As advocates and academics question the impact of flights over neighborhoods, police departments lack persuasive evidence of crime-fighting effectiveness.
The Union of Southern Service Workers is organizing food service, retail and health care workers through direct action against low wages and historical racism.
As a warming planet brings economic tensions to a boil, following the money can reveal some critical stories.
Without public support, workers are quitting, and parents and providers are desperate.
A quarter of 1,500 Kaiser clinicians surveyed in California said they had patients who could not access care in their primary language.
20 years after creating the country’s first paid family leave program, California ponders how to make it useful to those who need it most.
New laws would fight abuse by prohibiting recruiters from charging fees and better informing workers of their rights.
What could go wrong when internet hawks watch the digital henhouse?
SB 106 could put the right to an abortion up to voters. It may also limit the power of the governor to fight GOP attacks on his environmental orders.
Major corporations gave more than $6 million to state lawmakers who support voter suppression legislation.
Former officials push strategies on behalf of fossil fuel clients, threatening climate and communities, say critics.
‘Mark my words,’ says environment secretary, this will lead to increased air pollution.
The author leveraged her success to fight for both struggling writers and struggling workers. Alissa Quart reflects on her late mentor’s mind, heart and soul.