by Imara Jones on November 5 2012, 9:28AM
Where we go from here needs to be a major focus of whomever wins tomorrow’s elections.
by Jorge Rivas on November 1 2012, 4:33PM
New Yorkers with electronic benefit cards (EBT) go hungry because they can’t swipe their cards at shops with no electricity.
by Imara Jones on November 1 2012, 9:57AM
The president is in the fight of his political life because he never broke the culture and economy of entitlement on Wall Street. Whomever wins Tuesday, writes Imara Jones, that’s the change we need most desperately.
by Jorge Rivas on October 26 2012, 2:24PM
The Department of Labor is going after Forever21 because the company refuses to open up its labor records.
by Jorge Rivas on October 25 2012, 1:47PM
A Topeka teenager is scheduled to receive an award on Friday for winning a Trayvon Martin Look-Alike contest.
by Jorge Rivas on October 24 2012, 2:38PM
Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are suing Bank of America for more than $1 billion for mortgage fraud against Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
The GOP is winning the rhetorical war on poverty because Obama’s afraid to talk about race. And the results could be disastrous for millions of families.
by Jorge Rivas on October 19 2012, 9:00AM
Sandeep Singh dropped out of school to work two jobs so he could help his single mom pay their mortgage. Now the 22-year-old is a millionaire.
by Rinku Sen on October 18 2012, 9:35AM
This week’s presidential debate highlighted the fact that there’s a distinctive difference between getting invited to the party and actually having fun.
by Jorge Rivas on October 17 2012, 1:05PM
Jose Malena died last Thursday when he became trapped inside the industrial-size pressure cooker and his family claims the company has offered no explanation to them.
Mitt Romney again used the 47 million Americans on food stamps a line of attack in last night’s debate. But his plan for fixing that is to simply let those families starve.
by Imara Jones on October 12 2012, 9:41AM
After the vice presidential debate, the divide between the candidates on jobs, Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security could not be more stark.
by Julianne Hing on October 4 2012, 1:13PM
Workers say the retail giant is retaliating against workers who are trying to organize.
by Imara Jones on October 4 2012, 9:48AM
Pundits are applauding Romney’s performance in a deeply technical debate. But he revealed a troubling misunderstanding—or misrepresentation—of tax and health policies that keep the country afloat.
by Jamilah King on October 3 2012, 10:05AM
A technology project in Detroit is making in-roads based on an old school philosophy that the Internet can’t solve every problem by itself.
by Jorge Rivas on October 1 2012, 10:28AM
Since California issued regulations in 2005 to keep farm workers from dying of extreme heat, preventable farm worker deaths have continued.
by Jorge Rivas on October 1 2012, 9:59AM
Domestic workers in California will continue to be excluded from or discriminated against by most labor and employment laws.
by Imara Jones on September 18 2012, 2:06PM
Mitt Romney didn’t use the word “black” in his ‘47 Percent’ remarks. He didn’t have to. The nature of his economic smear did it for him.
by Jorge Rivas on September 13 2012, 12:42PM
Footage from news helicopters showed the suspects driving a black Volvo SUV and throwing dollar bills out the window as neighborhood residents ran out to pick up the cash.