Fight for $15 Goes Global

By SOPHIA ROTHMAN, age 11 PHOTO: Wesley Pinkham/Flickr On April 15, 2015, Fight For $15, an organization working to raise the U.S. minimum wage, held their largest protest in the history of the movement. Rallies took place in 200 cities nationwide and 40 countries...

Lack of Paid Family Leave Stretches New Parents

By ELEANOR HEDGES DUROY, age 12 New parents need time off work after birth or adoption to become familiar with their new children, rest and adjust to changing life circumstances. PHOTO: Harsha K R The United States has one of the least progressive parental leaves in...