October 2019


The Scale Of What We’re Up Against

Big money will be spent trying to convince you to disbelieve obvious truths… The Charles Koch Foundation had subsidized “pro-business, antiregulatory, and antitax” programs at over 300 institutes of higher education.  All of these professors,…


Sanders Housing Plan Sets New Benchmark

A forty-hour-a-week minimum-wage job covers a one-bedroom apartment in only twenty-eight of the country’s 3,007 counties. This isn’t just a housing crisis. It’s a housing catastrophe. Read more at Jacobin.


Homes Guarantee: Make Housing a Right

The Homes Guarantee, introduced in early September by the People’s Action Coalition, a network representing roughly one million progressive activists in groups spanning 30 states, would invest billions of dollars in housing infrastructure and radically…



Why Is It Okay for Employers to Constantly Spy on Workers?

Congress’ debate around passing privacy legislation has largely left out workplace protections. The current debate centers “consumer privacy,” but this distinction falsely creates dual identities with different protections for you the consumer and you the…


A Shit Job for One Is a Shit Job for All

It’s essential that organizers bring lessons from the AB 5 victory (ex­panding legal protections to more than a million workers, including gig workers like rideshare drivers) into all sectors while uniting unions and militant workers…



Big Ag Is a Big Problem in Climate Struggle

If we want to have a meaningful impact on climate change we will have to confront agribusiness, which spends more on lobbying in the United States than even defense lobbyists. Read the original story at…