July 16, 2015 -
This week the nonprofit law firm Earthjustice filed suit over government violations of civil rights laws in communities including Tallassee, Alabama and Beaumont, Texas.
April 17, 2015 -
Companies spent millions in lobbying on immigration issues that led to a spike in incarceration levels and, in turn, boosted corporate profits.
June 6, 2014 -
"Our families cannot continue to struggle on Walmart's poverty pay and constantly changing schedules while Walmart and the Walton family make billions from our work," says one striking mother who works for the Arkansas-based retail giant.
May 21, 2014 -
A new study finds that people of color, the elderly and children are dying in disproportionate numbers due to poor social policies -- and that by far the most deadly region for pedestrians is the South.
March 17, 2014 -
The Immokalee farmworkers of Florida have won battles against some of the food industry's biggest corporations, and now they're taking aim at Publix and Wendy's.