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...

Further...

Now that we have legal protections for gay and sick people, maybe it's time to safeguard black people being terrorized by blue ones. To wit: The burly mob of Philly cops who set upon a dad carrying his baby daughter, seizing him by the neck, slamming him into a wall and arresting him after he allegedly failed to pay a $2.25 subway fare, all as he clutched his increasingly distraught child. The police chief: "We don’t teach people to grab persons by the throat." Surreal video says really?