Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Unemployed airport workers and others hold a demonstration on August 13, 2020 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
"We know how to reduce inequality and combat poverty. The tools are there and the evidence backs it up."
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
A view of the Wall St street sign and the New York Stock Exchange during the coronavirus pandemic on May 25, 2020 in New York City. (Photo: Noam Galai/Getty Images)
"The primary beneficiaries of the program have been corporate executives and...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Juana Gomez wears a face mask while using a trash bag to protect against the rain, as she waits in line to receive food at a Food Bank distribution for those in need as the coronavirus pandemic continues on April 9, 2020 in Van Nuys, California.
"It's going to get worse because there is nothing for the people we surveyed...


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...