In the high-priced Bay Area, even some households that bring in six figures a year can now be considered “low income.”
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Update: After Vox reported this story Tuesday, Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-N.J.) released a statement saying he would close this loophole. Read the story here.
By NY Post
The latest bedroom trend doesn’t have to do with a certain position or technique — and it’s not sexy at all.
The disturbing, nonconsensual trend is called “stealthing” and its rise is documented in a report by the Columbia Journal of Gender and Law.
By Tip Hero
You know those stickers that can be found on most fruits and veggies in grocery stores worldwide? If you’ve ever bought produce from a grocery chain, you’ll recognize the ones we’re talking about.
By Fox 5 Atlanta
ST. PETERSBURG (FOX 13) – The principal of Campbell Park Elementary School in Pinellas County tried to explain what she meant when she wrote “white students should be in the same class” in an email to teachers regarding class placements for the next school year.
By East Bay Times
Private Prisons Are Facing A Class-Action Lawsuit For Violating Anti-Slavery Laws For The First Time In History
By Alternative Media Syndicate
This past summer, President Obama’s Department of Justice was directed to stop using private prisons. Besides having notoriously inhumane conditions, the private prison industry doesn’t really save taxpayers money—it just generates money for people who are in bed with private prisons.
By The Intellectualist
The richest large economy in the world, says Peter Temin, Professor of Economics at MIT, is coming to have an economic and political structure more like a developing nation.
By Real Farmacy
People who refuse chemotherapy treatment live on average 12 and a half years longer than people who undergo chemotherapy, says Dr. Jones.
By One Green Planet
Being separated from someone you care about is one of the worst feelings. You think about them constantly, wondering when you’ll be able to see them again.
Two Maryland Teens Could Be Jailed For 33 Years and Charged with a Hate Crime After Setting Fire To A Trump Sign
By Daily Mail
By Healthy Holistic Living
HealthyStuff, in collaboration with the Campaign for Healthier Solutions, released a report today about toxic chemicals found in Dollar store products.
By Real Clear Policy
The rioting in Milwaukee over a police killing of an armed black man has reanimated the issue of longstanding black joblessness. Between 2010 and 2014, Milwaukee’s average rate of black joblessness was 54 percent,
Here’s the thing about realising that you shouldn’t have had kids,” says Laura*, 37, a journalist based in Los Angeles. “You can’t take the decision back.”
By Face To Face Africa
Known for its beautiful stellar beaches, world-class resorts, and unique cultures, the Kenyan coastal region is undoubtedly one of the most popular tourist destinations — not just in Kenya — but around the world.
By Urban Intellectuals
In light of Dr. Ben Carson’s nomination as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and the commencement of the Trump Administration,
By Daily Mail
The new oldest living person in the world is a 117-year-old Jamaican woman who once worked for ‘masters’ on a sugar plantation and credits her longevity to good genes and studying the Bible.
By McClatchy DC
An Oklahoman congressman is under fire after he seemingly dismissed the notion that his constituents pay for him to go to Congress, calling the idea “bullcrap” in a viral video making the rounds on social media.
By Faith Panda
Aluminum foil, which was first introduced in the early 1900s, is currently one of the most commonly used kitchen items. It is extremely versatile too, and is used for cooking, wrapping, and even for treating some common heath issues.