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When a millionaire governor decrees austerity, it’s time for the left to step up.
A critical lack of affordable housing is turning overpriced motels into long-term shelter.
Uber and Airbnb monetize the desperation of people in the post-crisis economy while sounding generous—and evoke a fantasy of community in an atomized population.
What the rise of the app-based cab service says about the future of work in America
From ALEC to the Heritage Foundation, a group of anti-labor stalwarts is looking to turn cities and counties into “right-to-work” zones.
Twenty years after the first living-wage law was passed in Baltimore, the campaign’s lead organizer warns that the model has been watered down.
The jobless recovery means massive speedups for many workers you depend on.
Eighty percent of Americans want to hike wages, but powerful Republicans keep saying no.
Thanks in part to Williston, North Dakota, the United States surpassed Saudi Arabia in total oil and gas production, making the nation the number one consumer and producer of fossil fuels.
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