Inequality

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback on Thursday signed a controversial welfare bill into law that places strict limits on welfare benefits, how long recipients may get them, and how they are—and are not—allowed to spend them. Brownback, a Republican, said during the signing that placing limits on the benefits, known as Temporary Assistance for Needy...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The World Bank regularly broke its own promises to protect Indigenous rights...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
"Congress is on the path to creating a permanent class of Americans who never have to work or pay taxes," warns Scott Klinger, with the Center for Effective Government. (Photo: Justin Eason/cc/flickr)
In another boon for U.S. billionaires, Congressional Republicans are planning...

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...