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The struggle for fair pay isn’t captured in wage statistics; it’s part of a struggle against the asymmetry of knowledge that divides management and labor.

Efforts by Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald to prevent a union among his players are worthy of rebuke.

Expanding energy access makes sense. What doesn’t make sense is using a failed scheme—like carbon trading—to pay for it.

This week: Bitcoin, Vox and remembering the Rwandan genocide.

Conservatives see the selection of Colbert as the next host of The Late Show as proof of liberal media bias. 

When a puzzle entry is an unknown

Appearing on the John Batchelor Show, Stephen Cohen weighs in on whether a meeting among world leaders can lead to a diplomatic solution to the Ukraine crisis.

A large group of Harvard faculty release an open letter to President Drew Gilpin Faust calling forcefully for fossil-fuel divestment.

After the triumphs and troubles of his first three months in office, the mayor lays claim to grassroots, people-powered movement politics.

The progressive revival, from the asphalt up.

The IAEA chief's recent remarks refute the Israeli president's allegations of Iranian non-compliance with its nuclear commitments.

Woman on a laptop

While the Internet may create space for many voices, it also reflects and amplifies real-world inequities in striking ways.

A small group of skeptics says rising global temperatures will have a net positive effect on the world. 

When the GOP threatened to cut national security ties with Russia over Ukraine, they put everyone’s safety on the line.

Idle No More is a movement of indigenous people in North America that, among other things, has taken on the issue of sports mascoting. Here Dave speaks to two Idle No More members about this aspect of their work.

Some of the key actors may be nearing a deal for immunity in order to tell what they know.

Whatever setback they’ve encountered, poor people don’t need more “incentives” to lift themselves out of poverty.

Garment worker

Despite some laudatory local and state efforts, taxpayer dollars are still being used to purchase clothes made in sweatshops.

On schools, housing and more, both pro and con want nuts and bolts.

The new film turns decades of organized struggle into the inspiring tale of one man.

Trial attorneys never saw key evidence proving Jonathan Fleming was in Florida when the murder he was alleged to commit occurred.

Despite devoting forty to sixty hours per week to their sport most of the year, Division I football players lack basic economic rights under the NCAA’s cartel restrictions.