By Aviva Shen on December 6, 2013
Nelson Mandela's free-trade policies stabilized the South African economy, but inequality has since soared.
By Bryce Covert on December 6, 2013
A group of House Republicans sent a letter advocating to keep sequestration spending levels in the budget conference negotiations.
By Alan Pyke on December 6, 2013
Unemployment will remain above 6.5 percent throughout 2014 and well into 2015, according to new research.
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Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) isn't the only lawmaker to oppose the minimum wage altogether.
Analysts had expected 185,000 jobs to be added.
By Scott Keyes on December 5, 2013
The city's Department of Health told Churches on the Streets that they must cease serving hot homemade meals because they lack a permit.
By Christopher Butterfield on December 5, 2013
Fast food workers in 100 cities across the country went on strike Thursday in protest of the industry's unlivable wages.
By Alan Pyke on December 5, 2013
It sounds like a middle-class life, but almost a third of bank tellers need help from the government due to low wages.
By Bryce Covert on December 5, 2013
After coming under criticism for it's all-male board, Twitter has finally added a woman.
By Tracey Ross, Guest Blogger on December 5, 2013
Some progress has been made in helping the homeless, but there are many ways to reduce their numbers that we could do right now.