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Co-published with Mother Jones. Last year, many workers in the city walked off the job. Thirty years ago, a victory by organized janitors helped set the groundwork.

Co-published with The NationOn reservations across the country, tribes are using federal grants to create their own Internet providers. But it takes more than money to get a community online.

Co-published with The Wall Street Journal. Farmworkers in California’s Salinas Valley work with pesticides tied to illnesses, including some cancers.

Co-published with The New York TimesDecades of tough-on-crime sentencing and increasingly rigid release policies have left many to grow old in a system that was not designed to accommodate them.

Co-published with GristWildfires cause billions in home damage every year. Now, insurers no longer want to take on the risk.

Co-published with Fast Company826 Valencia and YR Media teach kids whose voices often go unheard how to create their own powerful stories.

Co-published with Mother JonesAfter historic flooding, the California migrant farming community is trying to recover—even if help from FEMA is scarce.

Co-published with Fast CompanyCompanies like PadSplit offer affordable rooms in shared houses, but they often come with major issues.

Co-published with Dissent Magazine. On working-class Los Angeles before and after the civil unrest of 1992—and how structural inequities continue to shape the city’s labor struggles from the classrooms to the docks.

Co-published with The New York Review of BooksTwo residential developments in Marin County have, for different reasons, met with resistance from their communities. What can they tell us about the way out of California’s housing emergency?

Co-published with GridYoung physicians in training are being squeezed by labor shortages, inflation and long hours.

Co-published with The Nation. A community of migrants and unhoused people call the shuttered downtown of this California city home.

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