Sanitation Workers Win Raise After Going on Strike—With Community Support
"This contract isn’t everything we believe we deserve, but it’s enough to go back to work and go back to taking care of our communities.”
Mexico Has Become a "Roofless Prison" for Haitian Refugees—With Biden's Help
Thousands of migrants are trapped at the border as the United States and Mexico crack down on deportations—under Biden's policies, many will be expelled.
Farmers Reject Nicor's Pipe Dream
Residents of the historic Black farming community of Pembroke, Illinois want an energy upgrade—but they want renewables, not fossil fuels.
Last Resort Abortion in a Rural Reproductive Rights Wasteland
“If abortion is taken away in Wisconsin completely, people will do much worse things.”
An Ohio College Privatized Its Energy and Built a Gas Plant on Campus, Outraging Students
OSU announced in 2008 its goal to go carbon neutral by 2050. Now, however, the university is pursuing the construction of a new, gas-powered energy plant despite student protests holding them accountable.
These Three Candidates Worked Together to Bring "Sidewalk Socialism" to Their City Council
In spite of India Walton's loss in Buffalo, N.Y., Election Day 2021 still showed promise for socialism on the local level.
How Climate Change Turned This Moroccan Village Into a Ghost Town
A Moroccan journalist returns to the oasis community where he grew up—parts of which are now abandoned by the effects of climate change.
The Small Towns Rejecting Solar Farms
Residents are split over the largest solar farm in Wisconsin moving in next door
When Scabs Are a Danger to Public Health
United Metro Energy is risking an environmental catastrophe in Brooklyn as billionaire CEO John Catsimatidis stalls union negotiations.
Shahana Hanif, Socialist Feminist Organizer, Is About to Make History
From the start, the campaign worked to harness the power of an under-tapped activist community of Bangladeshi women—inspiring a new generation of organizers.
The $250 Difference: A Lifeline for Working Families May Disappear this December
Most U.S. welfare programs are either targeted or means-tested — the Child Tax Credit breaks this mold.
An Upstream Paddle To Save the Salmon
As salmon swim toward extinction, northwest tribes and environmental activists continue a decades-long battle to restore the Snake River.
Alabama Amazon Workers May Get Another Crack at a Union
The warehouse workers' fight enters its second round, just when everyone thought it was finished.
A Lead Problem Worse Than Flint's
Hundreds of thousands of lead service lines in Wisconsin are a threat to public health, and communities of color are particularly vulnerable.
Black Teachers Defend Their Curriculum From Attacks on Critical Race Theory
With school boards becoming a battleground in the right-wing war on critical race theory, Milwaukee educators are standing up against racist censorship of American history.
Abolitionist Library Workers Want Library Access for All. That Begins with Getting Cops Out.
Library staff work to remove the need for police officers within libraries and focus on de-escalating training.
Under Biden, Migrants Continue Fighting for the Right to Return to the U.S.
As family separations continue under the Biden administration, unjustly deported migrants are fighting to be reunited with their families.
Social Work Students Decry SSA’s New Name After Crown Family Donation
When the military-industrial complex meets social work.
Striking Alabama Miners Are Done Playing Nice
Hundreds of UMWA miners remain on the picket line at the Warrior Met Coal mine.
A Wisconsin Hog Farm Would Produce 9.4 Million Gallons of Manure a Year. Nearby Residents Live in Fear.
Crawford County is up against Roth Feeder Pig II, which would be the largest hog CAFO in the state and could permanently pollute local aquifers.
The GOP Has Declared a War on Protests
Republican state legislators across 34 states have introduced more than 80 bills this year that criminalize protesting or protect those who harm protesters.
Amara Enyia and Jamecia Gray
NYC's Delivery Drivers Want Employee Status, and Nothing Less
App-based workers have struggled to secure stronger labor protections. A new state bill could set them back years.
Luis Feliz Leon
When These Workers Unionized, Their Cafe Was Put Up for Sale—So They Bought It
In 10 months, baristas at White Electric, a coffee shop in Providence, went from unionizing their workplace to starting one of only a few dozen worker-owned cafes in the country.
We're Living With the Consequences of Rich Nations' Vaccine Hoarding
The Biden administration has finally backed a patent waiver for Covid vaccines, but it's already too late for Argentina and countless countries across the Global South.