Rights

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Fast-food workers striking in New York City in July of 2013. (Photo: Annette Bernhardt/flickr/cc)
A growing movement of fast food workers has launched strikes, protests, and public pressure campaigns across the United States and world demanding an end to starvation wages and a minimum of $15 an hour, under the slogan "We are worth more!" Now, a just-released paper from economic researchers is affirming what those employees have long argued:...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
In the wake of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz's death early Friday, human...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
On the 42nd anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Roe v. Wade ,...

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Over 230,000 veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan - roughly the same number as those with PTSD - are said to suffer from both wars' signature injury: blast neurotrauma, or so-called "mild traumatic brain injury" from IED explosions and other "blast events." With alarmingly little known about a devastating but invisible "war on the brain," one project seeks to help veterans vent the pain and rage behind their daily masks by proclaiming the force of explosions that "rattle the earth around you."