Investment Firm Behind Feminist ‘Fearless Girl’ Statue Allegedly Underpaid Female Workers

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State Street Corp., the investment firm behind Wall Street’s feminist-inspired “Fearless Girl” statue has agreed to pay a $5 million settlement to female and black employees that it allegedly discriminated against. According to a federal audit, more than 300 women and 15 black employees were allegedly paid less than their white, male counterparts at the […]

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Today’s Washington Post Ignores Weinstein Scandal

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Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer alleged Friday that the print edition of The Washington Post didn’t mention Harvey Weinstein’s sexual abuse scandal — he’s right. There are decades of previously undisclosed sexual assault and harassment allegations against Weinstein, as reported by the New York Times Thursday. Considering Weinstein is one of Hollywood’s top […]

154,345,000: Record Number of Americans Employed in September

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BY: Ali Meyer The number of employed Americans hit a record high of 154,345,000 in September, according to the latest numbers released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. There were 906,000 more Americans who gained employment over the month, and more individuals joined the labor force as well. There were 575,000 more Americans who joined the labor force […]

Denmark Set To Become Latest Country To Ban The Burqa

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Denmark is preparing a ban on full-face coverings such as the niqab and the burqa after a majority of parliament backed a law change Friday. A majority of lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have announced their intention to vote in favor of what local media calls a “Burqa ban.” France, Belgium, the Netherlands and […]

Some Las Vegas Shooting Survivors Are Against More Gun Control

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Some of the survivors of the Las Vegas shooting doubt that more gun control laws would have prevented Sunday’s mass shooting, according to Wednesday interviews. Time Magazine spoke with survivors of Sunday’s shooting that believe gun control won’t prevent tragedies like Las Vegas from happening in the future. One such couple, Toby and Kelsey Clark, […]