Author: Katherine Lewin

McDonald’s in Hot Water for Not Dealing with Workplace Harassment

On Tuesday, eight Democratic U.S. senators, including four presidential contenders, called on McDonald’s in a letter to do more to combat workplace harassment because the number of misconduct reports is “unacceptable.” Last month, more than 24 embattled and abused McDonald’s workers filed sexual harassment complaints with the U.S. Equal Employment…

Transgender Women Are Being Murdered, Few Arrests Made: Study

Since 2014, at least 110 transgender women have been killed, according to the Human Rights Campaign – but only 42 percent of those murder investigations actually arrested someone. And yet, about 61 percent of murder cases across the general public results in an arrest, according to the FBI. The statistics only…

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North Carolina Republicans Can’t Seem to Stop Rigging Elections

Common Cause, a voting rights group, sued North Carolina’s Republican lawmakers for creating gerrymandered legislative maps in 2011. The GOP had contorted district lines to favor their party. Common Cause won in 2011. Now, Common Cause is suing North Carolina’s GOP party again for gerrymandering the new maps. The case is…