Inequality

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 West Virginia's McDowell County, "one of the poorest areas in one of our poorest states," after officials pulled the plug on a Monday town hall event. "If anyone in West Virginia government thinks that I will be intimidated from going to McDowell County, West Virginia,...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
About an hour after President Donald Trump was sworn in on Friday, his...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
"In the past 30 years, America had 13 wars spending $2 trillion," said Alibaba founder Jack Ma. "What if the money was spent on the Midwest of the United States?"(Photo via CNBC)
Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland on Wednesday, Chinese...

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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...