by Bryce Covert Posted on June 29, 2015
Home health aides in Massachusetts just became the first in the country to win a $15 minimum wage.
by Carimah Townes Posted on June 29, 2015
"States are continually on a quest to find a way of killing people that complies with the Constitution."
by Natasha Geiling Posted on June 29, 2015
Sixteen states are seeking to block the EPA's clean water rule, which extends protections to some two million acres of streams and 20 million acres of wetlands.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on June 29, 2015
The Court's opinion opens with the eight most frightening words a liberal will ever read: "JUSTICE ALITO delivered the opinion of the Court."
by Emily Atkin Posted on June 29, 2015
The decision doesn't mean power plants will never be subject to regulations on toxic air pollutants. But the rule is effectively delayed.
Income inequality got even worse last year despite some recovery for the bottom 99 percent.
In her dissent, Justice Sotomayor wrote, "as a result, [the Court] leaves petitioners exposed to what may well be the chemical equivalent of being burned at the stake."
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 Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on June 29, 2015
“People don’t understand what the laws are designed to do.”
Researchers at Stanford wanted to figure out if some kinds of deforestation are worse than others -- turns out, not all deforestation is created equal.
by Judd Legum Posted on June 28, 2015
Taking matters into his own hands.
by Jack Jenkins Posted on June 28, 2015
"But what do you say to a lesbian who is married or a gay man who is married who says, 'Donald Trump, what’s traditional about being married three times?'" CNN's Jake Tapper said.
"I don't think a lot of pastors and Christian schools are going to have a choice," Huckabee said.