Culture + Society

none

Blaming the victims? The legal quandary of child sex trafficking

They are too young to drink alcohol, vote, or sometimes, to even drive a car.In some two dozen states, they are considered victims of...
Vdara

LV threatened by “race to the bottom” mentality, report says

The short-sighted mentality of Southern Nevada’s business and political leaders has Las Vegas perched precariously on the edge of economic collapse when the inevitable...

Point-in-time count kicks off annual measure of area homelessness

With flashlights in hand, volunteers pierce through the darkness trying to figure out if the shadows in alleyways and underpasses are in fact people...
kitty glitter et al

GC2 to IGT: No Coyote Moon for you

Who owns Coyote Moon?If the slot game is played online, only Illinois slot technology maker GC2, and not Nevada-based International Game Technology. Or so...
painting martin luther king at pot thing

Weed injustice called out as a civil rights issue

“In any civilized society, it is every citizen’s responsibility to obey just laws. But at the same time, it is every citizen’s responsibility to...
city of diversity

Las Vegas, Metro host right-wing extremist at prayer breakfast

The city of Las Vegas Mayor’s Faith Initiative and the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department sponsored a “Citywide Unity Prayer” with keynote speaker David Barton,...
worker at Opportunity Village

Advocates against subminimum wage gain traction in Reno

Disability advocates in Nevada celebrated a largely symbolic victory this week as the Reno City Council unanimously passed a resolution to bar the use...
R-J sign thing

CJR story reports “hostile and abusive” environment at Review-Journal

Under the headline "The newspaper that #MeToo missed," the Columbia Journalism Review Wednesday published a lengthy and detailed account of sexual harassment allegations at...
the great county of Clark

Clark County is all that, county spokesperson says

"It's that time of year," writes Clark County Public Information Officer Erik Pappa, "when I send out my annual note to the news media...
peace out cliven

Cliven Bundy has a plan

 Celebrity scofflaw Cliven Bundy has a plan, a grand plan, to open up federal lands in northeast Clark County to all manner of commercial...

LATEST STORIES

UNDERCURRENT | Nevada's Best Blog

POPULAR STORIES