Asset forfeiture is potentially a major obstacle to defunding police because the public lacks control over external revenue sources.
Advocates and incarcerated people fear a potential COVID-19 outbreak at MCI Norfolk in Massachusetts after an incarcerated man collapsed during his kitchen duty shift.
In the wake of Black Lives Matter protests, several school boards voted or are in the process of voting to defund school police forces.
The Health and Safety for All Workers Act would amend an Occupational and Safety Hazard Act in California so domestic workers were no longer excluded.
Members of Congress obtained disaster loans for their businesses through the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
With the COVID-19 pandemic bringing the abortion access debate to a fever pitch, pro-choice advocates are challenging all progressives to do better than placate politicians.
Restaurant workers in ‘right-to-work’ states face unique challenges as they struggle for better conditions during COVID-19.
‘No One Will Help, No One Will Listen’: Workers Impacted By COVID-19 Outbreak Describe Struggle For Unemployment Benefits
The surge of unemployment claims during COVID-19 has created major backlogs that plague several states and prevent people from receiving money.
People around the world face more and more obstacles to seeking asylum, as borders remain closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, and refugee organizations are concerned that the crisis has become an excuse for governments to limit the human rights of displaced people in the name of public health.
Street medics like Dr. Armen Henderson see Cuba as model for responding to COVID-19, as U.S. government fails to provide health care to vulnerable people.