public works

Is Baltimore City’s Water Supply Up For Privatization?

August 14, 2014

City Hall denies the charge, but workers and advocates say an upcoming water contract could be a foot in the door for privatization

Chokwe Lumumba

March 14, 2014
Kali Akuno and Glen Ford discuss the next steps for the grassroots movements in Jackson, Mississippi that propelled late mayor Chokwe Lumumba into office

Workers/People's Rights

July 18, 2013
Despite billions of dollars in subsidies, professional sports teams often squeeze lowest wage workers; in San Francisco concession workers are fighting back

Is unemployment "natural"?

April 3, 2013
Jesse Rothstein: Low wages and lack of purchasing power the real structural problem, skills training and more education is not the critical solution