Posts authored by Laura Murphy

A new soul and media geek, Laura writes about community, poetry and pop culture.
Feb 1, 2017

Watch a replay of our retirement webinar with Honest Dollar

The folks at Honest Dollar really know what they're talking about when it comes to saving for retirement. As freelancers, prioritizing retirement saving is often difficult, but it's imperative that…

Jan 30, 2017

6 journalists, 2 freelancers, arrested at inauguration protests

Among those detained were 6 journalists – including freelancers Aaron Cantu and Matt Hopard.

Jan 25, 2017

How political activism cultivates hope and initiates change

500,000 people arrived in Washington D.C. to march on January 21. Across the world, hundreds of others Women’s Marches were planned in solidarity. Regardless of where one…

Jan 19, 2017

Do unions need to evolve to survive the next 4 years?

Since the 1980's, private sector unions have been on a steep decline: For every private-sector union member, there are five more workers who have no legal right to representation. In…

Jan 12, 2017

Freelancing and the next 4 years

Freelancing under the Trump presidency may mean more opportunities, but fewer protections. In his Fast Company article, freelance journalist Jared Lindzon cites the possibility that conservative policies favoring lower taxes,…