By Bryce Covert on April 14, 2014
The deficit continued to fall in the first part of 2014, continuing last year's steep decline.
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.
By Bryce Covert on April 11, 2014
A new campaign focuses on improving conditions for domestic workers by targeting the people who employ them.
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If Walmart paid its employees enough that they no longer qualified for food stamps, prices would rise by less than 2 percent.
By Bryce Covert on April 10, 2014
A city in Sweden is running a real life experiment to see if working shorter hours leads to more efficiency and lower costs.
State lawmakers are eating only what they can buy with $42 in a week, comparable to what minimum wage workers go through.
By Alan Pyke on April 10, 2014
The average college savings balance rose by 30 percent for all families despite falling by 26 percent for low-income ones.
By Alan Pyke on April 9, 2014
The housing industry's unaccountable middle men neglect foreclosed homes in communities of color while maintaining those in white neighborhoods.
By Sarah Ayres, Guest Contributor on April 9, 2014
A new bill aims to make apprenticeships as popular here as they are in the rest of the world.
By Bryce Covert on April 9, 2014
Republicans stood in lockstep against the Paycheck Fairness Act but have yet to offer many alternatives.