fresh voices from the front lines of change

Democracy

Health

Climate

Housing

Education

Rural

Archive

Get Ready For Unnatural Disasters

Get Ready For Unnatural Disasters

Photo credit: U.S. Coast Guard, Petty Officer 2nd Class Adam Stanton Donald Trump discusses immigration as if the benefits of residence in the U.S. are a pie. When immigrants get more, the people who were already here get less. In general, that’s not true. When...

Progressive Breakfast

MORNING MESSAGE Tom Conway Google’s Chance To Do Good For Gig Workers Google is famous for workplaces called “campuses” where employees get enormous paychecks and enjoy all the perks of fancy private college campuses, including pingpong tables and other entertainment....

Google’s Chance To Do Good For Gig Workers

Google’s Chance To Do Good For Gig Workers

Google is famous for workplaces called “campuses” where employees get enormous paychecks and enjoy all the perks of fancy private college campuses, including pingpong tables and other entertainment. ­ But other workers who produce for Google across the country are not...

Progressive Breakfast

MORNING MESSAGE Chuck Collins Tax The Rich Before The Rest Presidential candidates should take a pledge: The middle class should not pay one dollar more in new taxes until the super-rich pay their fair share. Already candidates are outlining ambitious programs to...

Tax The Rich Before The Rest

Tax The Rich Before The Rest

Presidential candidates should take a pledge: The middle class should not pay one dollar more in new taxes until the super-rich pay their fair share. Already candidates are outlining ambitious programs to improve health care, combat climate change, and address the...

Progressive Breakfast

MORNING MESSAGE Tom Lewandowski Don’t Subsidize Companies That Silence Workers Will America finally grant its workers First Amendment rights? The Constitution guarantees “freedom of speech,” the right to “peaceably assemble,” and the right to petition for “a redress...

Don’t Subsidize Companies That Silence Workers

Don’t Subsidize Companies That Silence Workers

Photo credit: Fibonacci Blue / flickr / cc Will America finally grant its workers First Amendment rights? The Constitution guarantees “freedom of speech,” the right to “peaceably assemble,” and the right to petition for “a redress of grievances.” Yet these civil...

Progressive Breakfast

MORNING MESSAGE Tom Lewandowski Don’t Subsidize Companies That Silence Workers Will America finally grant its workers First Amendment rights? The Constitution guarantees “freedom of speech,” the right to “peaceably assemble,” and the right to petition for “a redress...

Progressive Breakfast

MORNING MESSAGE Tom Conway In Praise Of Scabby The Rat Giant balloons apparently terrify Peter Robb, Donald Trump’s hand-picked general counsel for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). Big balloons shaped like rats, cats, pigs and cockroaches so frighten Robb...

In Praise Of Scabby The Rat

In Praise Of Scabby The Rat

Giant balloons apparently terrify Peter Robb, who is Donald Trump’s hand-picked general counsel for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). Big balloons shaped like rats, cats, pigs and cockroaches so frighten Robb that he has used his office to take extraordinary...

Pin It on Pinterest