by Bryce Covert Posted on January 21, 2015 Updated: January 22, 2015
Violence against the homeless without provocation is very common.
by Alan Pyke Posted on January 20, 2015 Updated: January 21, 2015
President Obama's State of the Union speech will include some measures intended to address poverty and inequality. How effective would they be if they became law, and what problems are they designed to tackle?
by Kiley Kroh Posted on January 19, 2015 Updated: January 19, 2015
If the proposal makes it through the state legislature, it would raise the minimum wage to $11.50 an hour in the city and $10.50 an hour for workers in the rest of the state.
by Max Marchitello - Guest Contributor Posted on January 19, 2015 Updated: January 19, 2015
Senator Alexander, the Chairman of the Senate HELP Committee, wants to destroy the federal government’s ability to protect students’ right to a high-quality education.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on January 18, 2015
Obama will unveil the plan at this week's State of the Union.
by Bryce Covert Posted on January 17, 2015 Updated: January 17, 2015
Intel will add an additional eight weeks of paid "bonding" leave for new parents of both genders.
by Alan Pyke Posted on January 16, 2015
Seattle's shelters system leaves hundreds of homeless people on the streets every night, and the mayor's new proposal for organizing those people is at best a stop-gap measure towards lasting solutions.
by Bryce Covert Posted on January 16, 2015 Updated: January 16, 2015
President Obama will propose measures to encourage the flow of private investment in the face of Congressional inaction.
by Alan Pyke Posted on January 15, 2015
A look at the new recommendations for combating "a toxic combination of too little growth and rising inequality" in industrialized democracies that could help define the 2016 presidential race.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on January 15, 2015 Updated: January 16, 2015
A $25 million grant so historically black colleges can expand their cybersecurity programs could be the move needed to bridge the tech industry's diversity problem -- and make our data safer.