by Alan Pyke Posted on July 22, 2014
A hedge fund is now the country's largest landlord, and the first formal study of living conditions for its tenants shows critics' concerns are justified.
by Bryce Covert Posted on July 21, 2014
Charges against Shanesha Taylor are likely to be dropped and she is close to being reunited with her children.
by Bryce Covert Posted on July 21, 2014 Updated: July 21, 2014
Democratic Congresspeople and others will live off of $77 for a week, what a typical minimum wage worker brings home.
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Poor residents are also likely to be banned from using the building's amenities, such as the pool.
by Bryce Covert Posted on July 18, 2014
On Friday, activists staged protests and rallies to demand that Detroit stop shutting off residents' water.
by Shannon Greenwood Posted on July 18, 2014
The government says the move is needed to draw the country out of extreme poverty, despite going against international standards.
by Annie-Rose Strasser Posted on July 18, 2014
As fast food worker strikes raged, McDonald's employees say they were fired for trying to unionize.
by Josh Israel Posted on July 17, 2014
Several traditional unions are aiming to boost membership, change public perceptions, and improve conditions for their members and other workers through new and creative methods.
by Aviva Shen Posted on July 17, 2014
Microsoft is slashing 18,000 jobs and killing its new low-income phone series.
by Judd Legum Posted on July 16, 2014
The media has largely bought into a narrative that Christie is a blunt straight-talker. So why won't he answer any policy questions?