A New Way to Close the Gender Pay Gap

on March 29, 2017

Once again, Equal Pay Day is approaching. Never heard of it? If you’re a working woman or someone who cares about the working women in your life, you need to study up. Equal Pay Day is the day in any given year when women working full-time, year-round catch up to men’s earnings from the previous […]

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Coalition Takes Trump's Order to Pillage Public Lands for Coal to Court

on March 29, 2017

A day after President Donald Trump “took a wrecking ball to U.S. action on climate change” with an executive order that included lifting his predecessor’s pause on new federal coal leases, a coalition of groups has filed a legal challenge to stop the widespread damage the rescission would bring about. Opening public lands to coal […]

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Russian Filmmakers Urge Kremlin To Heed Young Protesters Calling For New Rally

on March 29, 2017

MOSCOW — Several Russian filmmakers used their acceptance speeches at the annual Nika film awards to condemn police violence against protesters and appeal to the Kremlin to heed the calls of young people. Dubbed an “intelligentsia revolt” by one newspaper, acclaimed director Aleksandr Sokurov led the call, which followed mass detentions at an antigovernment rally […]

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5 reasons why we stopped a UKgov deportation flight to Nigeria last night

on March 29, 2017

As a government ghost flight prepared for take-off, activists intervened. Stansted Airport, Tuesday 28 March (End Deportations) Last night at Stansted Airport people who had lived in the UK, some for decades, were forced onto a plane bound for Nigeria and Ghana. They had been rounded up by immigration officers and torn from their families […]

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