Month: March 2014

Civil Rights THEN and NOW

Today in 2014, 50 years after the passage of the historic Civil Rights Act of 1964, much is still left to be done. In many ways, the battles fought in the past share similar themes with challenges we face today.

Net Neutrality: Why Is It Important?

The Internet is on the brink of change. In January 2014, the Supreme Court ruled in Verizon v. Federal Communications Commission that Internet providers like AT&T, Time Warner Cable and Verizon are allowed to slow down or block certain websites and content from users.

The Wage War

Today, many people find that making a living has become a struggle. Currently the federal minimum wage is $7.25, which is barely enough to survive. Most Americans support an increased minimum wage, but what will it take for these higher wages to become law?