For the first time since the activism started three years ago, organizations tied to the Black Lives Matter movement have released a list of demands calling to “end the war on black people.”
Author: Grant Whittington
Thirty years after one of the worst nuclear disasters in history, the Ukrainian government aims to harness the sun for solar energy to make the once-flourishing but now-unlivable area useful again.
Since 2003, the United States has devoted nearly $1.5 billion toward abstinence programs in Africa, aiming to halt the spread of HIV worldwide. But are these programs working?
Michael Jordan, one of the most decorated athletes of all time, used his stage and his bank account to speak out on the recent shootings of African Americans and police officers.
The initiative aims to “break the cycle of incarceration” by moving low-level offenders with mental illnesses from the criminal justice system to doctor’s offices. It will also allow low-level offenders who cannot afford bail to await their court date at home, rather than a local jail cell, at a judge’s discretion.
On Tuesday, Volkswagen reached a record settlement to pay up to $14.7 billion as a result of its “dieselgate” emissions scandal. Individual owners will receive $5,100-$10,000 in cash payments along with a fix or a buy-back. Is it enough?
Tucked inside Trump Tower is a collection of gardens and atriums open to the public. Never heard of them? You’re not alone. And now the presidential hopeful is getting push-back from the city for trying to privatize this public space even further, by closing it for campaign events and selling apparel sporting his “Make America Great Again” slogan.
Apple announced it will not lend funding to the GOP for the 2016 Republican National Convention. It will also pull other technical support, such as complimentary MacBooks, crediting Donald Trump’s misogynistic and racist antics.
The Embrace Warmer is a cheap infant incubator that creates heat and fights off neonatal hypothermia — and it’s credited with 200,000 babies saved and counting.
An appeals court ruled last week that strippers are considered employees, rather than independent contractors. And many of the findings can be applied to Uber drivers’ fight for employment.