Economy

Five Questions for Mary Carmen Farfan, A Fasting Fast Food Worker

by Julianne Hing on Apr 26, 2015 10:41PM

Farfan works at Burger King in Los Angeles. She's fasting for 15 to call attention to anational push for a $15 minimum wage.

Topics: Economy

Victories (and Setbacks) in the Big Fight for Fair Wages

by Julianne Hing on Apr 16, 2015 6:42PM

Tallying up the wins and unfinished work in the fight for a $15 minimum wage.

Topics: Economy

McDonald's Workers Win Pay Raise

by Carla Murphy on Apr 1, 2015 4:29PM

Increases won't apply to majority of company's fast food workers, however

Topics: /NOW, Economy

Record Number of New York City Children Face Homelessness

by Julianne Hing on Mar 20, 2015 4:41PM

And black and Latino children are disproportionately affected.

Topics: /NOW, Economy

Report: Growing Workforce of People of Color Shoulders Growing Inequity

by Julianne Hing on Mar 19, 2015 5:44PM

An economic recovery for whom?

Topics: /NOW, Economy

Racist E-mails Aren't the Worst Thing in the DOJ's Ferguson Report

by Carla Murphy on Mar 5, 2015 1:42PM

The city of Ferguson effectively stole from working-class and poor African-Americans. Can they recoup the loss?

Topics: /NOW, Economy, Criminal Justice

Supreme Court Hears Muslim Woman's Challenge to Abercrombie & Fitch

by Julianne Hing on Feb 25, 2015 4:46PM

The company denied then-17-year-old Samantha Elauf a job because of her headscarf.

Topics: /NOW, Labor, Economy

Who Has More in Their 401K? Whites in Their 30s or Blacks in Their 50s?

by Julianne Hing on Feb 20, 2015 1:24PM

You get one guess.

Topics: /NOW, Economy

Spread Love, It's the Newark Way

by Carla Murphy on Feb 13, 2015 3:05PM

This Valentine's Day, Newark is planning a Land Sale for couples only

Topics: Economy, /NOW

One Tweet Explains the Racial Wealth Gap

by Carla Murphy on Jan 29, 2015 2:21PM

Pass it on.

Topics: /NOW, Economy