Labor and Community Living wage, Live action Reprinted from The Nation by Robert Pollin Labor and community Not an Easy Marriage by Maryann Leshin Whither Planners Network? Are We Progressive Planners? by Ruth Yabes Promote International Networking and Local Action by […]
Watch Out! It’s Giuliani Time!
by Tom Angotti Seems wherever we New Yorkers go these days we hear about the great job “our”mayor’s doing. They say that Mayor Rudolph Giuliani has cleaned up the streets, cut the crime rate and pulled the city out of […]
Promote International Networking and Local Action
by Barbara Loevinger Rahder The value of Planners Network for me is the opportunity it provides for networking with progressive planners, academics, and activists in other places, and the support and ideas that these contacts offer my work locally. In […]
Are We Progressive Planners?
by Ruth Yabes What should Planners Network and progressive planners be doing? How can I possibly answer that question since I don’t feel I am a true progressive planner. I am embarrassed to admit this, but I don’t think I […]
Labor and Community: Not an Easy Marriage
by Maryann Leshin The prospect of bringing together labor and community at the PN 1999 Conference brings to mind several critical discrepancies between the agendas of these two groups. I see labor and community from the perspective of someone who […]
Labor and Community: Living Wage, Live Action
by Robert Pollin This past summer, security workers at LAX airport in Los Angeles began their first-ever union organizing drive. They were motivated, labor activists say, by the city’s foot-dragging in implementing a living-wage ordinance that had passed the previous […]