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Column: Public officials should say ‘no’ to economic incentives that don’t advance the public good

Across the United States, enormous public resources are given to manufacturing companies that often make grand promises but actually eliminate or undercut good American jobs.

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Welcome to our new website!

This year is shaping up to be a big one, from the presidential election to a national climate justice movement. We're ahead of the curve with a new website and visual identity.

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Column: ‘American Factory’ tells an all too familiar story

Netflix is airing a new documentary, “American Factory,” which tells an important and powerful story. Spoiler alert: the ending is not a triumphant one for the workers. But better endings do, in fact, exist.

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This California bill is a win for communities and transparency

If Amazon came to your city promising to create 50,000 jobs in exchange for over a billion dollars in dollars in tax credits and grants, could you easily access records verifying the existence of those jobs?

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Column: Let’s electrify public buses without throwing workers under the bus

A large-scale transition to electric buses is a logical way to meet these emissions targets and clean our air. Now it’s time to get serious about making that transition work for everyone.

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Building a more inclusive climate justice movement

How do we confront the social harms experienced by marginalized workers and collaborate towards a Green New Deal?

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Column: A challenge to American business, fight for infrastructure spending, or suffer the consequences

With a $2 trillion infrastructure package on the line, business leaders need to step up and fight for the common good in the form of public infrastructure spending -- or suffer the consequences.

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Creating good jobs as California transitions to electric buses

The transition to a clean, equitable economy that works for everyone starts in California, as recent efforts across the state show.

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A climate-safe future is a good jobs future

We’re celebrating some developments in the fight for climate justice — ones that prove that real solutions to the climate crisis are ones that lift up workers, fight racial injustice, and contribute to building a better society.

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Column: A Green New Deal worth taking

The Green New Deal is dominating the headlines, but what does this really mean for workers? A new report offers some important insights.