December 2019

Biggest Pay Raise in a Generation: Medicare for All

By Jake Johnson Medicare for All would give most U.S. workers “the biggest take-home pay raise in a generation,” two economists from the University of California, Berkeley said in October, countering one of the main…

We Need Publicly Owned Utilities

By Jill Richardson This fall, thousands of Californians were fleeing raging wildfires while millions sat in the dark. And for-profit utilities may be to blame . . . Read more at Otherwords

Public Safety for the 99%

Ending overpolicing will require much more than better oversight and training By Alex S. Vitale Policing needs to be reformed. We do indeed need new training regimes, enhanced accountability, and a greater public role in…