The story of water: Who controls the way we drink?

When corporations take control of public water systems, they put profit over people. Watch The Story of Water: Who Controls the Way We Drink? to see how cities across the United States are coming [...]

Forum for The Public Good

On April 4, 2019, we came together on the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination in Memphis where he was supporting public sector workers on strike to demand racial and [...]

Commonwealth Magazine: Private sector needs to honor King’s memory

As we lionize the work and legacy of Dr. King, and celebrate the work of public sector and unions to uplift the middle class, it cannot be missed that our private sector has done nothing to [...]

Dorchester Reporter – Letter to the Editor: Baker lets public utilities off the hook

On Governor Baker’s watch, the Department of Public Utilities recently rejected a proposal that would tie National Grid and Eversource’s massive performance bonuses to their ability to serve [...]

The Chelsea Project

This interview with Maria Belen Power, of Green Roots, was conducted and condensed by frank news. Photos by Haley Albert. Chelsea is the smallest and second most densely populated city in the [...]

Cambridge Chronicle: Happy Lamb employees to protest wage theft, hostile work environment in Cambridge

On Wednesday, current and former workers of Happy Lamb Hot Pot demonstrated against owners who have fostered a hostile work environment and who are accused of stealing $800,000 in workers’ wages. [...]

BOSTON BUSINESS JOURNAL OP-ED: Viewpoint: New Airbnb law must be enforced to help families in Mass.

In a Boston Business Journal Op-Ed, CLU Executive Director Darlene Lombos joined Karen Chen, Executive Director of the Chinese Progressive Association to highlight why the recently passed [...]

BOSTON GLOBE OP-ED: GOVERNOR BAKER, IT’S TIME TO HOLD GAS UTILITIES ACCOUNTABLE

In a Boston Globe op-ed,  CLU Executive Director Darlene Lombos joined with Congresswoman-elect Ayanna Pressley and Boston Teachers Union President Jessica Tang to expose how National Grid is [...]

Getting onto the New Grid in Greater Boston

Maria Belén Power had never heard of a microgrid when the idea was proposed as a climate resiliency initiative for her city, Chelsea, a predominantly Hispanic community bordering the heavily [...]

#LetUsBreathe Tours: Taking Back Our Neighborhoods

Private companies are polluting and profiting off public land. The cost paid by our communities is too high. Governor Baker has allowed corporate polluters to treat our neighborhoods like toxic [...]