Greater Birmingham, AL, has experienced a resurgence in economic growth and civic engagement. Yet the benefits of this prosperity are not widely shared.
The Institute for Policy Studies and Alabama Arise’s professional study findings expose the critical issues that impact Greater Birmingham residents — and the solutions they want to see.
A new survey commissioned by the Institute for Policy Studies shows the extent of local support for unionization efforts at Amazon’s Bessemer warehouse.
A new survey commissioned by the Institute for Policy Studies and conducted by New South Research shows the extent of local support for unionization efforts at Amazon’s Bessemer warehouse.
Does the ongoing campaign to unionize the Amazon warehouse, where 85 percent of the workers are Black, portend a return to large-scale campaigns in the region?
The Hollywood actor is mobilizing support for warehouse workers who are making their mark on the long history of southern organizing.
Residents of Eight Mile, Alabama await a HUD ruling on a dangerous gas leak. Meanwhile, NCRC and the South Alabama Center for Fair Housing evaluate other legal options to secure compensation for the community.
They can start by addressing the racial wealth divide.
A slowdown would give the public more time to learn about the bill and all the ways it’s designed to further enrich the wealthy.
NFL owners have banded together against Trump’s divisive comments, but will they put their money where their mouth is?
Millions of lives have been disrupted and torn apart by harsh immigration enforcement practices.
Undocumented immigrants consistently contribute to the government’s coffers through payroll, sales, property, and income taxes.
Romney’s “self-deportation” policy is no joke.
HB 56 has been a disaster for agriculture, Alabama’s No. 1 industry.
Alabama’s new anti-immigration law includes provisions that serve no purpose other than to intimidate undocumented immigrants and discourage them from getting an education.