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Computers In The Wild Guilds And Next Generation Unionism In The Information Revolution One of the aspects of the information revolution that has had negative implications for many workers is the erosion of the workplace as a basis for long-term security and collective solidarity. The dramatic pace of technological change, [...]
Collaboration Conflict And Community Building At The Regional Scale Implications For Advocacy Planning
Collaboration Conflict And Community Building At The Regional Scale Implications For Advocacy Planning Some see the regional equity perspective as placing undue emphasis on intersectoral cooperation and the complementarity between growth and equity. Is regional equity a departure from an Advocacy Planning paradigm in which values are central, justice is [...]
Brother Can You Spare Some Time? Sustaining Prosperity And Social Inclusion In Americas Metropolitan Regions
Brother Can You Spare Some Time? Sustaining Prosperity And Social Inclusion In Americas Metropolitan Regions Understanding the factors and processes that help regions sustain economic growth has become a topic of increasing interest in recent years. We examine factors associated with the length of ‘growth spells’ for the 184 largest [...]
An Option For The Poor A Research Audit For Community Based Regionalism In California’s Central Coast
An Option For The Poor A Research Audit For Community Based Regionalism In California’s Central Coast Community-based organizations are increasingly interested in tackling issues of regional economic development to address the inequality and resource shortfalls that plague their constituents. Some groups have conducted regional audits to understand the economic and [...]
A new report released today (Wednesday, Oct. 24), national Food Day 2012, says that a proposal pending in Congress to raise the minimum wage would increase retail food prices for American consumers by at most 10 cents a day, while helping nearly 8 million food workers and 21 million workers [...]
Minimum wage increases are being enacted in cities across the country, from SeaTac, Washington, to Washington, D.C. Wherever a hike is proposed, free market conservatives offer the same dire warnings: Raising the minimum wage will increase unemployment, depress growth and hurt workers. The latest example is Seattle, where Mayor Ed [...]
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