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Girls for Gender Equity

Obama’s Racial Justice Initiative—for Boys Only

Black girls face daunting odds, too. Why does My Brother's Keeper neglect their struggles?

by Dani McClain

The stunning figure represents roughly a quarter of households of military members on active duty, the Reserves or the National Guard. 
Posted Aug 22 2014 - 12:48pm
The inside story of JPMorgan Chase’s landmark mortgage settlement
Posted Aug 13 2014 - 5:49pm
Financial penalties are good. Personal accountability would be better.
Posted Aug 13 2014 - 5:47pm


News and Features

Detroit Water Protest

Detroit residents are fighting austerity for all of us.

Averting planetary disaster will mean forcing fossil fuel companies to give up at least $10 trillion in wealth.

San Diego

Since June, San Diego and Los Angeles have passed a trio of minimum wage increases. Which city will be next?


As the online behemoth strengthens its monopoly over the marketplace, publishers, like bookstores, are in a fight for survival.

Fast Food Protest

For America’s workers, Labor Day marks more than the end of summer. It’s a reminder of the struggles we have won—and those that lie ahead.