June 06 Issue

Archive

The Birdman's Vengeful Ghost

Chris Andersen was one of Denver's most popular athletes ever, until a malicious bit of catfishing portrayed him as a child molester and nearly ruined his life
Supersize This
In Focus

Supersize This

Los Angeles—Demonstrators outside a McDonald’s demanded higher wages earlier this month—$15 is the hourly wage fast-food workers across the country are demanding. Protests occurred in multiple American cities and internationally. Nearly a week after this protest, a demonstration at the McDonald’s headquarters in Illinois resulted in over 100 arrests. A McDonald’s representative told Reuters that while the minimum wage would, with time, improve, “$15 is unrealistic.” The median pay for fast-food workers in the U.S. is less than $9.
Launch Slideshow 4 PHOTOS
Downloads
A Norwegian woman is trying to stop the misery in South Sudan
New World
Wearable tech promises a great tan while minimizing health risks
In-depth stories you don’t see elsewhere about topics you want to read!

Get Newsweek now from $18.41 $12.41 a month.

Subscribe

Geek Mythology

Mike Judge, who can mine comedy out of both propane and the profane, has gone digital with Silicon Valley