“It’s not a driver shortage, it’s a driver strike:” How gig workers organized against Prop. 22 before the California Supreme Court called it ‘unconstitutional’
July 21 saw gig workers across the country strike, demanding what they see as the bare essentials of working life that gig giants Uber, Lyft, Instacart and others have denied … Continue reading
Maggie Escobar poses for a photo in Grizzly Peak, Berkeley, CA, on August 3, 2021 Photo by Menel Raach As a young Colombian immigrant, Maggie Escobar was struggling to adjust … Continue reading
Marquetta remembers the exact date she moved into a private room at a Market Street hotel in San Francisco. It was April 7, 2020. The formerly homeless woman was moved … Continue reading
Americans with disabilities are at an especially high risk of negative police encounters. Advocates want new solutions.
As studies find a disproportionate number of people with cognitive disabilities or those experiencing mental health crises have negative interactions with police, some are trying to change that Kim Randall … Continue reading