Little-Used Community Land Trust Model for Affordable Housing May See Big Boost

Little-Used Community Land Trust Model for Affordable Housing May See Big Boost

A new $8 million bank settlement from Attorney General Letitia James is also being parceled out this spring to land trust projects across the state. By Emma Whitford (Gotham Gazette) Manhattan City Council Member Carlina Rivera is part of a growing coalition of Council members pushing for city government’s first major commitment to a seldom-utilized […]

The Future of Uber and Lyft

The Future of Uber and Lyft

Lyft has finally gone public. After a hot debut, its stock price has begun sinking. What’s the deal? By Hamilton Nolan (Splinter News) When a company goes public, though, there are lots of bothersome reporting requirements and big investors who want to see annoying things like “profits,” and all the early VC guys have already […]

Workers to Amazon: ‘We are not robots!’

Workers to Amazon: ‘We are not robots!’

The e-commerce giant Amazon is worth a trillion dollars. But the megacorporation is not into sharing–least of all with the Amazon workers whose labor produces all this profit. No U.S. Amazon facility is unionized. By By Joyce Chediac (Liberation) Amazon workers are subjected to dangerous, exhausting and stressful conditions. This includes mandatory 70-hour work weeks, […]