by Alice Ollstein Posted on January 30, 2015
Governor Walker is pursuing a policy ruled unconstitutional in other states for discriminating against the poor.
by Alan Pyke Posted on January 30, 2015
Rosy projections about the economic benefits of hosting the Super Bowl obscure the painful reality that Glendale, AZ's quest to become a sports mecca has inflicted on its people.
It's well established that unregulated payday lending harms borrowers, but economists are starting to use new data on the industry to investigate how it effects the broader economy.
by Bryce Covert Posted on January 30, 2015 Updated: January 30, 2015
Pope Francis has followed up his words about helping the homeless with many actions.
by Bryce Covert Posted on January 29, 2015 Updated: January 29, 2015
Mitt Romney wants to make fighting poverty a key pillar of his campaign, but promoting marriage is unlikely to do anything.
by Alan Pyke Posted on January 29, 2015 Updated: January 30, 2015
Don Thompson leaves McDonald's in a dire position, caught between frustrated shareholders, irate employees, and a pending legal case that could undermine the entire industry's business model.
by Bryce Covert Posted on January 28, 2015
Tacoma, WA is now the 16th American city to pass paid sick leave.
Income inequality is getting worse, not better, in the wake of the Great Recession.
by Bryce Covert Posted on January 27, 2015 Updated: January 27, 2015
Jamie Cole is suing her former employer over allegedly refusing to let her keep working while pregnant.
by Alan Pyke Posted on January 27, 2015 Updated: January 28, 2015
City officials and homeless advocates went into crisis mode Monday night.