Antitrust investigators from the Department of Justice are demanding five years of internal and external correspondence from American domestic air carriers as part of an investigation into possible anti-competitive behavior to enrich shareholders and swindle passengers.
Greek leaders have called a national referendum Sunday on austerity measures proposed by European Union leaders, in hopes of gaining renewed leverage in bailout talks. The human toll of austerity is already so high that accepting the additional constraints the E.U. wants may be impossible.
The Supreme Court's 5-4 decision to uphold a key plank of civil rights law surprised most observers. But while the decision preserves one of the most important tools in the anti-discrimination utility belt, victory is still far off in the fight to desegregate America's housing market.
"The hardest thing," John Roderick of The Long Winters says, is convincing Seattlites of "their own quiet and accidental complicity in recapitulating the problems of bias and lack of access and exclusivity and exclusionary development."