Inequality

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Global income inequality has returned to levels recorded in the 1820s—when the Industrial Revolution produced sizable wealth gaps between the rich and poor—according to a new report released Thursday by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). The sweeping study, " How Was Life? Global Well-Being Since 1820 ," uses...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The Los Angeles City Council passed one of the highest minimum wage...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
A new study shows that a majority of Americans have "a decidedly gloomy"...

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...