During the week of Earth Day, actions are cropping up all over to call for clean, accessible, and safe public transit.
Transit equity isn’t just about where you sit on the bus. It’s about whether you can get on a bus at all.
When it comes to diversity, there’s a “green ceiling” in many climate action groups, even as climate change affects people of color first and worst.
The Contract Buyers League thought they stamped out predatory contracts for deeds, but thanks to private equity firms, these practices targeting low-income communities of color have resurfaced.
Unfortunately, sexual harassment, wage theft, intimidation and even labor trafficking are still distressingly common for low-wage women workers.
The economic concerns of the white working class and people of color are more alike than different.
Janet Redman, who provided testimony at the DNC Platform Committee, and Wenonah Hauter, the executive director of Food & Water Watch, address the draft’s shortcomings on the carbon tax, TPP, fracking, and fossil fuel extraction
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