Tens of thousands of Los Angeles teachers went on strike March 21-23, 2023, for the first time in four years, shutting down the nation’s second-largest school district for three rain-soaked days.
Tipping Is Not a Reward—It’s an Insult
It’s time to end our national reliance on tipped workers. The unhealthy dynamic created by tipping emerges from decades of legalized subminimum wages and keeps workers subservient to the whims of employers and customers.
Embrace the Mess—in the Name of Gender Justice
It’s time to take back our time and spend it on meaningful activities instead of succumbing to the futility and moral pressure of endlessly cleaning our homes.
We’ve Never Been Closer to Nuclear Catastrophe—Who Gains by Ignoring It?
Antiwar and environmental activist Dr. Helen Caldicott warns that policymakers who understate the danger of nuclear weapons don’t have the public’s best interest at heart.
Behold, the New GOP Culture Wars
The Republican Party’s latest wave of attacks against anyone who threatens the white supremacist patriarchy is couched in false concern for health and well-being.
Americans Want Government-Run Health Care—What’s Standing in the Way?
It’s true that the number of uninsured Americans has dropped to an all-time low. But that fact obscures the failures of our patchwork, profit-driven health care system.
Google’s Stock Climbed After It Fired 12,000 Employees—But What Did They Get Out of It?
The tech sector is laying off tens of thousands of workers, making it clear that economic growth is currently valued above all else.
Public Libraries Continue to Thrive Despite Defunding and Privatization Attacks
Efforts by governments and cities across the nation to defund the public library indicate a misunderstanding of the essential role that libraries play.
‘Public Trust’—A Key Legal Tool to Preserve Our Natural Resources
Law professor Mary Wood breaks down how people can protect their right to clean air, water, and land as well as fortify their climate change resiliency.
Why the Climate Justice March in South Korea Could Be a Game-Changer for the Environment
On September 24, 2022, more than 30,000 people occupied the main roads of downtown Seoul, South Korea, for the nation’s largest climate justice march.