By Alan Pyke on April 15, 2014
Median rent exceeds what the median worker can afford in 90 separate U.S. cities, according to a new analysis.
If it were a country, that figure would represent the third largest economy in the world.
By Bryce Covert on April 14, 2014
A lack of a strong safety net explains why so many American single mothers live in poverty compared to our peers.
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The gender wage gap among federal workers has shrunk from 30 percent to 13 percent over the last decade.
The deficit continued to fall in the first part of 2014, continuing last year's steep decline.
By Bryce Covert on April 12, 2014
New research finds that average citizens have next to no influence on passing public policy.
By Alan Pyke on April 11, 2014
Detroit will pay banks 31 cents on the dollar to cancel the deals that bankrupted the city in the first place, leaving retirees vulnerable.
Weak rules for how retirement advisers disclose their fees are stealing years from workers' retirements.
By Bryce Covert on April 11, 2014
A new campaign focuses on improving conditions for domestic workers by targeting the people who employ them.
By Scott Keyes on April 11, 2014
A pastor who served food to the needy for the past six years was recently blocked for not having a permit.