Inequality

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Women and allies gathered outside the U.S. Department of Labor on Wednesday, demanding fair wages, pay equity, paid leave, and labor rights while calling for an end to workplace violence and harassment. The "Women Workers Rising" demonstration, organized by One Billion Rising in conjunction with a host of progressive labor and social justice...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
A hand covered in crude from one of the hundreds of open toxic pits Chevronabandoned in the Ecuadorean Amazon rainforest. (Photo: Caroline Bennett / Rainforest Action Network)
In a move global rights groups are decrying as a Valentine's Day gift to Big...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Se. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks to a sold out audience in Charleston, West Virginia on Sunday night. (Photo: F. Brian Ferguson/Gazette-Mail)
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said he will not be "intimidated" from speaking in...

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Troubled by Trayvon Martin's death and seeking to “have these conversations in the public space," a Boston street artist and professor has erected a small guerrilla monument to Martin on a lamp post stump he considered "ripe for intervention." He put the plaque, with a hoodie splayed on the ground, across from a Civil War monument as "a marker to how far we've come in terms of race relations...power and equality since the end of slavery." "I think there are many stories like his out there...I...