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Posted on: Jan 14, 2016, Source: The Guardian

Survey found that for women in tech and venture capital gender discrimination is common.

Posted on: Nov 16, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Workers group Our Walmart announces 15-day fast to protest company’s wages, demanding $15 an hour and full-time schedules ahead of busy holiday season.

Posted on: Jul 10, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Why? Because on average, American women make about 77 to 78 cents for every dollar that men earn.

Posted on: Jun 2, 2015, Source: The Guardian

9 Democratic senators have come out in support of debt-free four-year public colleges.

Posted on: May 30, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Last week, I boarded a plane for the first time since arriving in the US from Slovakia 15 years ago. Despite having all my papers in order, I couldn’t shake the anxiety of all those years I was unable to leave, and the fear of being deported.

Posted on: May 13, 2015, Source: The Guardian

FBI says no indication that terrorism was a factor in Philadelphia derailment that killed at least six and left another six critically injured.

Posted on: Apr 24, 2015, Source: The Guardian

The robot, which goes by the name Random Darknet Shopper, was part of an art installation meant to explore the dark web.

Posted on: Apr 16, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Workers in more than 200 cities walked out on jobs or joined protests bankrolled by organized labor Wednesday.

Posted on: Feb 16, 2015, Source: The Guardian

It’s a caffeinated spin on the old chicken-and-egg question: which came first?

Posted on: Jan 22, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Ten employees filed a discrimination lawsuit complaining that they were called ‘ghetto’ and ‘ratchet’ and that McDonald’s did nothing to help.

Posted on: Jan 17, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Problem is growing, especially among children, as report finds the majority of public school students in nearly half of US states live in poverty.

Posted on: Dec 14, 2014, Source: The Guardian

Americans have seen their net worth fall for the first time since 2009.

Posted on: Sep 19, 2014, Source: The Guardian

The project buys student debt at knockdown prices to inspire Americans to exert collective power.

Posted on: Jul 17, 2014, Source: The Guardian

A look at some of the odder reasons for high food prices.

Posted on: Jun 27, 2014, Source: The Guardian

A new study finds that a degree benefits each graduate $1m more in earnings than a non-graduate, but problems remain.