by Alan Pyke Posted on July 22, 2014
Detroit's bankruptcy plan cuts workers' pensions for years to come. So why did three-quarters of them vote for it?
by Bryce Covert Posted on July 22, 2014 Updated: July 25, 2014
Debra Harrell is out of jail and reunited with her daughter but out of a job.
by Scott Keyes Posted on July 22, 2014 Updated: July 23, 2014
According to a new study, nearly two of every three homeless women in San Francisco were abused during a six-month study.
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by Bryce Covert Posted on July 22, 2014
Carlos Slim argued that giving workers four days off a week will make them healthier and more productive.
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.
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.