Solutions

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
With protests against police brutality, mass incarceration, and systemic racism sweeping the nation, activists seeking to empower local movements and elevate on-the-ground solutions have developed a set of resources that highlights the "the slow but sustained work of many communities to enact meaningful reforms that transform both the practices...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
One year after Seattle's mayor signed the nation's first citywide $15 minimum...
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Sweden is planning to introduce a third month of paid parental leave reserved...

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Small good news of the day: Citing its mission of "serving all girls," The Girl Scouts of Western Washington returned a huge donation after being told it couldn't be used to support transgender girls. Though the $100,000 gift represented a quarter of its annual fundraising, the Scouts, which has a long inclusive history, quickly raised almost three times that with an Indiegogo campaign.