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Lauren McCauley, staff writer
The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly to approve a $15 an hour minimum wage, becoming the largest U.S. city to adopt a living wage. The ordinance would boost the $9 an hour base wage to $15 by 2020 for as many as 800,000 workers. Los Angeles now joins Chicago, San Francisco, and Seattle, which have already adopted similar...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The University of Washington (UW) will divest roughly $2 million of its...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Protest comes just days after Conservative electoral victor. (Photo: Gary Horne Photography)
A spirited protest against austerity reportedly led by teenagers swept Bristol...

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Oh, Wisconsin. It wasn't bad enough your “exceptionally incompetent (and) exceptionally irresponsible” governor just tried to defend his indefensible mandated ultrasounds by declaring them "a cool thing," like a selfie in the womb. Now, in what educators call "a race to the bottom," Walker's GOP lawmakers want to further trash the state's economy and education by allowing high school dropouts to teach in public schools. Because who needs good teachers, minds or skools?