by Bryce Covert Posted on June 26, 2015
Michigan is on the verge of banning local governments from increasing their own worker protections.
by Alan Pyke Posted on June 26, 2015
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.
"I have nowhere to go. I don’t know what we’d do."
by Bryce Covert Posted on June 24, 2015
Scott Walker said trying to close the gender wage gap "pit[s] one group against another group."
Montgomery County, Maryland just passed the country's 23rd and most robust paid sick leave law.
Two new apps want to harness women's consumer spending to improve gender equality.