The pandemic provided opportunities for more exploitation, but communities kept rising up despite greater adversity.
Pandemic disparities have driven workers at Starbucks and several other low-wage employers to demand a fair reward for their labor.
New Report: Pandemic Exposed Black Immigrant Domestic Workers to Exploitation, Wage Theft, Lack of Safety
IPS and NDWA’s latest report highlights the experiences of over 1,000 Black immigrant domestic workers in NYC, MA, and Miami and exposes continued exploitation, safety hazards, and insecurity during the pandemic.
In Patagonia, an Indigenous community’s fight against repressive mining interests mirrors struggles across the hemisphere.
“These dramatic wealth gains are unseemly in the face of the loss of over a million lives and millions of livelihoods.”
Massachusetts billionaires’ wealth surges 46 percent during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The CEOs at America’s largest low-wage employers are grabbing huge raises while workers and consumers struggle with rising costs.
Global mining companies have used the pandemic to push unwanted projects on vulnerable communities, who are fighting back — and sometimes winning.
It was poverty that made the pandemic so deadly. We shouldn’t compound the tragedy of 1 million COVID-19 deaths by letting it continue.
The first-ever Senate hearing on Medicare for All examined how our profit-driven healthcare system endangers patients and betrays nurses.
Dealing with stalemates between Russia and Ukraine, environmentalists and climate change, and COVID and humanity.
Build Back Better is on the ropes. But other parts of a just transition are moving forward.
The U.S. has recorded 1 million COVID deaths. In the time it took to reach that grim milestone, billionaire wealth is up $1.7 trillion.
North Korea’s greatest liability is something that it currently views as an asset: its radical isolation.
After servicing New York City’s wealthiest throughout the pandemic, 32,000 residential workers refused to accept a regressive new contract.