| Dec 9, 2011
| 4:34 PM
As Americans fret over how to tax the rich and Occupy protesters rail against the 1%, new reports find that the definition of wealth is a tenuous one. According to analysis from labor economist Sylvia Allegreto with UC Berkeley, based on the most recent...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 7:59 PM
Mitt Romney stood before a shuttered steel factory in Pennsylvania the other day, using the iconic backdrop to underscore what has become the most forceful theme of his presidential campaign: the need for more jobs.
"He has done everything wrong," Romney...
| Jul 30, 2011
Goodbye, metrosexual, and hola, vanidoso.
Increasingly, growth in the men's grooming arena will be driven by the personal care habits of Latinos. That's the takeaway from a recent study focusing on the grooming preferences of Latino men in the United...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 10:08 AM
**** (out of 4)
Full disclosure: I am a bona fide fan of R. Kelly's music. So much so that I co-host a bimonthly party called Bump & Grindcore where we celebrate R&B of the ‘90s and 2000s, using him as the inspiration. This review exists solely to...
| Dec 8, 2013
Forty years ago, when Anne Ladky co-founded Women Employed, women in Chicago were routinely barred from many jobs at banks and insurance companies.
Those who were able to land employment in the high-rise offices downtown found only secretarial roles....
| Dec 7, 2013
| 4:52 PM
More bicyclists cruising around the streets of South Florida are getting clobbered, according to the latest statistics.
Over the last two years, the number of cyclists injured in crashes in Broward and Palm Beach counties has spiked, leading to more...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 7:16 PM
Joining a wave of protests across the nation, about a dozen union members and employees' rights advocates gathered at an Allentown McDonald's just before the lunch rush hour Thursday to demand higher wages for fast-food workers.
A store manager allowed...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 5:20 AM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. California Gov. Jerry Brown's public approval rating has surged to a new high, and he is the overwhelming early favorite to win re-election next year, according to a new Field Poll.
Nearly six in 10 registered voters 58 percent approve...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 12:21 PM
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Americans move a lot: About 45 million did in 2010. That's as if nearly everyone in Spain moved in one year.
Of the people who moved, 6.7 million had lived in a different state the year before, the Census Bureau...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 5:20 AM
The following editorial appeared in the Miami Herald on Tuesday, Nov. 26:
Congress should leave the "hunger games" to authors and screenwriters. But too many misguided and duplicitous lawmakers insist on playing with poor and working-poor Americans'...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 4:10 PM
This season, holiday shoppers in the central Connecticut shoreline, New Haven and Middlesex counties can give cheer to area seniors by participating in the Be a Santa to a Senior program.
The program - run by the local Home Instead Senior Care office...