Taking on wage theft in downtown

Boston, MA – On December 19th, members of our community joined forces with the Chinese Progressive Association for a rally in support of passing “An Act to Prevent Wage Theft and Promote [...]

Summit for the Public Good

10-YEAR AGENDA FOR MASSACHUSETTS

Green Justice Coalition celebrates a win as Boston City Council unanimously approves Community Choice Energy

On October 4th, the Boston City Council unanimously voted in favor of an order authorizing the adoption of Community Choice Energy, which will increase the use of clean energy throughout Boston [...]

Protesting Gentrification Caused by Short Term Rentals in Chinatown

  BOSTON — While Airbnb brings tourists into Boston’s historic Chinatown, local residents say the mammoth company along with profiteering landlords, who may be skirting city [...]

The Growth of Commercial Short-Term Rentals

Report Author: Sarah Jimenez “Boston’s working class is struggling. The cost of housing continues to skyrocket even as the median wage has declined. The latest Greater Boston Housing Report [...]

2017 Salt of the Earth Awards

Our twelfth annual Salt of the Earth Awards ceremony was held on the evening of June 7th at InterContinental Boston. The event honored community members and organizations with a strong commitment [...]

WGBH: Massachusetts Parents United: Old Wine in an Empty Bottle

This content was written by Maurice Cunningham and originally published on the WGBHMassPoliticsProfs blog. Mom and pop education organizations in Massachusetts seem to crop up just as fast as [...]

The Privatization Playbook

Right-wing special interest groups’ privatization scheme to underfund public services causes funding gaps in education, healthcare and public transportation, impacting vital public [...]

ITPI’s statement addressing the Trump administration’s infrastructure plan

Last week In the Public Interest issued a statement addressing the Trump administration’s infrastructure plan. The statement by Donald Cohen, Executive Director of ITPI, criticized the plan [...]