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Martin Luther King Would Support a $15 Minimum Wage in Pasadena

Peter Dreier | Posted 01.26.2017 | Politics
Peter Dreier

On Monday, February 1, the Pasadena City Council will make a long anticipated decision about adopting a citywide minimum wage. That date happens to be the 55th anniversary of one of the most important events in American history -- the sit-in at the Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Why It Matters Who Ellen Page Loves

Annie L. Scholl | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Annie L. Scholl

If people like Ellen DeGeneres and Ellen Page remain silent about their sexuality, then how do young lesbians ever come to see themselves as normal?