• Port truckers shutdown TraPac terminal at noon

    Oakland Port Truckers Demand Respect

    Tuesday, October 22, 2013

    Oakland port truckers haven’t received a raise in 10 years, despite rising costs like fuel. The truckers often pay upwards of $2000 in expenses for their truck purchase and expenses, yet they only earn $46 to transport a container from the port to the Union Pacific railroad nearby.

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  • This photo of restaurant worker Angela Piril was taken for the ROC-NY Gender Committee photo exhibit. (Dina Cendano)

    Beyond the ‘Second Shift’: Mothers in Service Jobs Work a Third

    Wednesday, July 10, 2013

    We need comprehensive, universal pre-K at the nontraditional hours that our service economy runs on today.

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  • The Third Shift

    The Third Shift for Working Mothers in Restaurants

    Tuesday, July 9, 2013

    2 million working mothers face the precarious situation of sub-minimum wage work with little to no child care supports. This is a national emergency, as four out of ten households today are headed by breadwinner moms. With mothers earning 4% less per child than their equivalents, the cost of raising the next generation is borne solely on their backs.

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  • The Detroit Black Food Security Network opposes a land deal that it says could jeopardize grassroots urban farming initiatives like the D-town farm, pictured above (Photo courtesy of Detroit Black Food Security Network).

    Detroiters Rally to Stop ‘Corporate Land Grab’ of Vacant Lots

    Monday, December 10, 2012

    Grassroots organizers in Detroit liken the Hantz deal to a land grab, when corporations purchase land owned by sovereign nations.

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  • Yes on 37

    Monsanto’s Mean Green Revolution

    Saturday, November 3, 2012

    Monsanto murders farmers, 1 every 30 minutes; their GMO foods causes tumors and early death; their pesticides sicken farmworkers and rural communities. Yes on Prop 37 is such the obvious vote.

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Canning peaches
Jun
26

Food and Feminism

How can we ensure that all working women have the option to live a fulfilling life?

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Nov
30

Racialicious Crush Of The Week

Racialicious Crush Of The Week, Facing Race Edition: Yvonne Yen Liu

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Nov
28

A Thanksgiving Prayer

Thanks for the American dream, To vulgarize and to falsify until the bare lies shine through.

Your Heart
Nov
15

Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of Your Fist

Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of Your Fist. Keep Loving, Keep Fighting.

Jul
5

Gentrify My Love

“Techies take the mission, gentrify me, gentrify my love!”

July 9, 2013
Jul
3

Coming July 9: The Third Shift

Here’s a teaser of what’s to come July 9.