One Thursday morning, my husband, daughter and I did what any family expecting a new little bundle of joy would do: dashed off to Target to find the remaining things left on our list of “things to pack
As the movement for a $15 minimum wage grows, low-wage workers know the problem isn’t just the hourly pay rate. It’s also the number of hours scheduled. I’ve worked at Gap in multiple locations since 2014.
‘Competitive advantage’ is just an excuse to prevent transgender women from playing with those who conform to the typical standard of who is a ‘woman’ We live in a world of deep gender segregation and
Recently, the Washington Post reported that Ariel Wilson Cetrone, who was a pregnant worker at a government agency of two and a half years, requested maternity leave. Silly woman – her workplace didn’t
Maybe it all started with the drone tease. Remember back in 2013, when Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced plans to someday make deliveries via "Octocopters," which would pick up packages from an Amazon fulfillment
Every year, thousands of young and enthusiastic teachers all over the country start their first day of work. Within the following five years, at least 17% of them will leave the profession. Teacher attrition
Climate change is worsening the fires that ravage many parts of America each year. Grime-streaked firefighters battling one of the 167 active wildfires currently scorching portions of the US west will
(CNN) — The latest crisis involving North Korea appears to be ebbing. It started when Pyongyang's forces allegedly placed landmines on the South Korean side of the demilitarized zone (DMZ). Two South soldiers
Hillary Rodham Clinton's effort to quash the rising scandal over her misuse of email when she was secretary of State has so far backfired spectacularly. Instead of cutting the story short, she has fanned
It is not only morally questionable to punish people who sleep on the streets – it is also an expensive and ineffective way of dealing with homelessness The captions below the pictures of homeless New
Finding an email address in the leaked cheating database yields no new answers – just new questions My sister found her husband’s email address among those stolen from cheating website Ashley Madison but
Letting parents take time off to care for newborns is good for the economy and for women, but it’s also good for men and children, and we must note that In America, advocates for introducing paid parental
(CNN) — In "The Art of War," Sun Tzu notes that "the whole secret lies in confusing the enemy, so that he cannot fathom our real intent." ISIS is developing this logic in an obscene and seductive way,
Editor's note: Tribune crime reporter Peter Nickeas posted a version of this to his Facebook page Wednesday, hours after news broke about the on-air killing near Roanoke, Va., of a TV reporter and a cameraman.
(CNN) — It's called passing the trash. Keeping quiet about a former employee's true nature is about fear and money. Violent and criminally-minded employees often move from job to job without anyone raising
If you alone are not strong enough to vanquish your opponent, you must find someone who is – and then find a way to set them against each other Most of the time, if you act fearless enough and choose battles