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Every week we highlight a few stories produced by PIN partner newsrooms informed by sources in the Public Insight Network.

POST-ELECTION ACTIVISM

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You were engaged and passionate about the midterm election. But now that the results are in, how do you keep that energy going? We talk to KPCC listeners about how they are transforming their election enthusiasm into local activism.

LA Renters Have Been Shut Out Of Solar. That’s About To Change

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Until now, it’s been almost impossible for renters in Los Angeles to access solar energy. Rooftops are controlled by landlords, who may or may not be interested in renewable power.But that’s about to change.We emailed PIN sources directly to ask about …

Recognizing the art of the labor movement

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Each year, the organizers of the annual Labor Day parade and picnic in Wilmington award a poet with the Joe Hill Award, named in honor of the 20th century labor activist and songwriter. This year, Latino studies teacher and KPCC news source Irene Sanch…

Women Tell Us Their Labor Stories Just In Time For… Labor Day

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We’re giving birth to a new column today — it’s called LADYist. With our first edition coinciding with the Labor Day weekend, we thought, let’s celebrate the other kind of labor: the miracle of birth.

We asked you for your stories, and, oh baby, did you deliver! More than 100 of you sent us your scary, funny, happy and harrowing tales of bringing life into the world.