Reading Time: 8 minutes Mergers and widespread small business closures have allowed big companies to dominate some markets, including healthcare.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Advocates say civilians, not cops, should respond to many calls.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Could minimum staffing requirements improve outcomes for hospital patients, while easing the burden on nurses?
Reading Time: 6 minutes Pandemic concerns — and ballot initiatives — are changing minds in holdout states.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Fed up with overpriced, lousy, or nonexistent broadband service? There may be better choices than private telecom providers.
Reading Time: 6 minutes As the coronavirus threatens workers’ lives and livelihoods, unions are proving their worth.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez showed how progressive insurgents can score primary upsets: by connecting directly with voters and outworking their entrenched opponents. However, the coronavirus pandemic is making that much more difficult this year, so how do these challengers cope?
Reading Time: 4 minutes Most countries don’t have the health infrastructure to contain pandemics like the coronavirus. That’s a problem for all of us.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Can the labor rights movement balance the needs of contract workers with those of genuine independent contractors?
Reading Time: 6 minutes In a tough environment for the news media, some local newspapers are seeking alternatives to the for-profit model.