Coronavirus is an existential threat that could inspire individuals, businesses, and governments to act like they haven’t since World War II. In 1943, Eleanor Roosevelt planted a “Victory Garden” on the White House’s lawn, with [...]
Here in New Jersey, warehouse workers have been classified by the state as essential workers. It’s not hard to understand why. As COVID-19 spreads, these workers are the ones ensuring that food, cleaning products, medicine, and [...]
The warehouse sector that supports the multibillion dollar e-commerce economy is booming. New Jersey shouldn’t give tax breaks to corporations that exploit the warehouse workers who make it happen. There are major problems with [...]
By Debra Coyle|2019-09-19T02:47:34-04:00September 19th, 2019|Categories: Highlights, Opinion Pieces|Comments Off on It’s Outrageous that NJ Gives Tax Incentives to Companies that Exploit Workers
Floors emitting mercury vapor have now been found in several school districts in New Jersey. Schools have been using rubber-like polyurethane floors since the 1960s. Some of these floors, installed as late as 2006, contain phenyl [...]
By Debra Coyle|2019-08-08T10:22:48-04:00August 2nd, 2019|Categories: Highlights, Opinion Pieces|Comments Off on Our children are being exposed to mercury in schools. We need to act.