Corporate Food Chains Are Ripping You Off
Chain restaurants are overcharging customers, underpaying workers, and bragging about it to investors. If you think you’re being gouged, you’re right!
Lights, Camera, Action: Why the Hollywood Writers Strike Matters
If you work for a living in this increasingly unfair economy — or just watch TV — you have a stake in the Hollywood writers strike.
Cartoon: Fiscal Terrorism
The GOP’s debt ceiling threats are nothing less.
The Supreme Court is Corrupt. Let’s Fix It.
The justices aren’t even hiding it anymore.
Gig Work Is Getting Dangerous
Underpaid app workers are facing more pressure to accept risky clients. That’s putting them in danger.
Cartoon: War is Peace
And journalism means war.
Cartoon: The GOP’s One Great Obsession
Hint: It’s not freedom.
Retire This Dehumanizing Language About Immigrants
Human beings fleeing persecution are not a “flood” or “surge.” And it’s not “illegal” when they cross the border to seek asylum.
The Drug War’s Dark Origins
When you hear why politicians wanted to ban marijuana in the first place, you’ll understand why our century of prohibition can’t end soon enough.
The Artist Who Taught Me About Justice
In my first job after college, I was an assistant to Harry Belafonte. There was nobody better to learn from about justice and the arts.