Organizers say door-knocking by domestic workers inspires key voters.
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.
As a warming planet brings economic tensions to a boil, following the money can reveal some critical stories.
‘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.
Using federal funds to shine a light on an intractable problem.
The secret to diminishing economic inequality: Government aid matters.
As they battle the double threat of attack and criminalization, street vendors report chronic stress and trauma.
The governor’s stated opposition is based on a procedural point that is moot, bill supporters say.
The power and corruption of big institutions was once far greater, says Robert Gottlieb, a historian of the L.A. Times. Then, as now, social movements are our best defense.
A barista talks about why he is part of the nationwide effort to unionize Starbucks workers.
Elections expert Richard Hasen says there’s ‘no magic bullet that would make this go away’ — but there are still ways to protect American democracy.
The Department of Labor is scrambling to craft proposals that avoid the fate of Obama’s failed effort in 2016.