Throughout California, many of the workers in elderly care facilities face inhumane conditions, wage theft, and abuse form their employers. Despite efforts from the state, many of these crimes go unpunished and workers are left with few options.
Not only are single women emerging as a growing and critical aspect of the economy in cities around the world, they are also driving increasingly unaffordable real estate markets. But women at the other end of the income spectrum, particularly single mothers, bear the brunt of gentrification.
What is it like to face climate change where you live? The World spoke to people from all over the globe at the recent Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco to learn how climate change was impacting them, and what they were doing about it.
Large cities like San Francisco and New York, along with smaller cities and counties in California, want the big oil companies to pay for the harm their products have caused in the form of rising seas, floods and drought. Better science and clear evidence of deception give these lawsuits far more traction than in the past.
Bren Bataclan is a Filipino American artist who first came to the US when he was 12 years old. Now, he's a professional artist who shares his immigrant experience through his paintings. He's also gives his paintings away to make people smile.
Dealing with large amounts of manure on industrial livestock farms has never been easy, environmentally sustainable, or profitable, but that's starting to change. Living on Earth reports on a growing industry that capitalizes on the power poop.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Helen Zia about her decision to be part of the relay team carrying the Olympic torch through San Francisco this week; Zia is a Chinese-American writer and human rights activist.
The World's Matthew Bell reports on the Dalai Lama's visit to Seattle where the Tibetan spiritual leader is appearing at the University of Washington, and questions have been raised on whether he's able to speak freely while there.