Detasseling is a "Rite of Passage" Promising "Fun, Freedom & Money"
In a world of scarcity, food pantries—like the one where I work in Chicago—make room for abundance.
Pandemic unemployment benefits are a lifeline for more than four hundred thousand Pennsylvanians. But payments stalled this year.
In Evansville, Indiana, the NAACP and IBEW are training Black people for work in the clean energy industry, aiming for an equitable transition away from fossil fuels.
The coal industry continues to decline. Natural gas isn’t bringing the prosperity it promised. And now the pandemic has wrecked the state’s economy.
An excerpt from "Car Bombs to Cookie Tables: The Youngstown Anthology 2nd Edition."
The changing geography of poverty in Illinois and across the country.
The legacy of the 1937 Sit-Down Strike—for Flint and beyond.
General Motors announced plans last week to close its plant in Ohio’s Mahoning Valley. But it’s not only jobs that are at stake.