by Bryce Covert Posted on June 29, 2015
Income inequality got even worse last year despite some recovery for the bottom 99 percent.
by Casey Quinlan Posted on June 29, 2015
The Supreme Court will take up a case again that narrowly kept affirmative action policies in place.
by Alan Pyke Posted on June 26, 2015
Police and Public Works employees cleared a tent camp of homeless people out from under a bridge on the city's west side on Friday morning, to the surprise and chagrin of some of the city's homelessness advocates.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on June 26, 2015
"It’s clear to all of us that we still aren’t where we want to be. There’s more work to do."
by Bryce Covert Posted on June 26, 2015
Michigan is on the verge of banning local governments from increasing their own worker protections.
After a delay, New Mexico's governor is poised to reinstate rules that could boot jobless people off of food stamps even as unemployment -- and hunger -- remain high in her state.
by Casey Quinlan Posted on June 25, 2015
The Senate advanced a spending bill that cuts The U.S. Department of Education by $1.7 billion but the House appropriations bill cuts much deeper.
by Bryce Covert Posted on June 25, 2015
Beauty school students have to pay high tuition but can only expect very low wages once they graduate.
by Alan Pyke Posted on June 24, 2015
Several companies that invest Americans' retirement savings are positioned to make money off of a bombing campaign in Yemen that observers at ground level fear has already killed civilians.
by Casey Quinlan Posted on June 24, 2015
American history classes teach us a lot about whose perspective we value. Often, South Carolina lesson plan examples show us that slaveowners' perspectives are given way too much legitimacy.