State by state, minimum wage standards are rising to better meet the needs of workers. However, there is still much work to be done.
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Americans work more hours than just about any other country in the world. What does this mean for our productivity and our lives?
Progress towards goals of gender equality and empowerment of women remains “slow and uneven.”
“If driving continues to be the fastest and most convenient way of getting almost everywhere, people will continue to drive.”
Bloggers at Consumer Reports critique efforts to reform the payday lending industry in several states.
New research shows link between produce prices and BMI in children from low-income and middle-class families.
While the Catholic Church has generally been viewed as having unified opposition to LGBT rights, recent harsh laws have sparked debate among bishops from different countries.
Under current law, “you can make anything look good from a civil rights perspective.”
Chicago-based United is switching to a more environmentally friendly, recyclable alternative.
Lawsuit claims that their child was a “target of proselytization and harassment by faculty and administration” due to his non-Christian faith.