Inequality

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
President Barack Obama's announcement of relief from deportation for about 5 million people, unveiled in a televised address Thursday night, is eliciting mixed reactions from immigrant-rights activists, families, and elected officials, some of whom say the plan goes too far—and others who say it doesn't go nearly far enough. "[This] victory is...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Hundreds of Walmart workers and street vendors protested outside the corporation's headquarters in Gurgaon, India. (Photo: Masaud Akhtar/ Twitter)
Calling out one of the world's richest families for perpetuating global...
Jon Queally, staff writer
The annual levels of homelessness among children have never been higher in the...

Further

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...