Inequality

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Global wealth inequality continues to rise, according to a new study from Credit Suisse, with the richest 10 percent now owning a full 89 percent of all global assets. The annual assessment from the Zurich-based financial services company finds that while the world was trending toward greater equality until 2008, the financial crisis halted that...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A federal judge on Tuesday halted an Obama administration rule that would have...
Jon Queally, staff writer
An officer with the Flagstaff police department in Arizona has been put on...

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...