s.e. smith is an essayist, journalist and activist is on social issues who has written for The Guardian, Bitch Magazine, AlterNet, Jezebel, Salon, the Sundance Channel blog, Longshot Magazine, Global Comment, Think Progress, xoJane, Truthout, Time, Nerve, VICE, The Week, and Reproductive Health Reality Check. Follow @sesmithwrites.
Democrats Can't Afford to Dilute Their $15 Minimum Wage Proposal
The wage increase in the Covid relief bill also applies to tipped workers and others making a subminimum wage. Democrats should fight tooth and nail to make it law.
Low Wages Are Driving a Shortage of Care Providers. Now Elders and the Disabled Face a Crisis.
Disabled and Disobedient: How ADAPT Activists Blocked the GOP Healthcare Bill
This wasn't their first day at the rodeo.
How States Are Trying to End the Disability Unemployment Crisis
How San Francisco Student Activists Made College Free Again
City College of San Francisco will be the first in the nation to offer free tuition to all city residents.
Contract for Disaster: How Privatization Is Killing the Public Sector
OSHA Finds $12,000 Worth of Citations at Hotel Where Workers Report Dealing with Blood, Needles
These Activists Are Trying To Solve the Housing Crisis—By Suing the Suburbs
Bay Area activists take a suburb to court, saying it refused to allow high-density housing
Silicon Valley’s Labor Uprising
Unions are spreading like wildfire through tech's low-wage workforce