By Alan Pyke on December 4, 2013
President Obama called for dropping the focus on austerity in favor of restoring America's lost economic mobility in a speech Wednesday hosted by the Center for American Progress.
By Alan Pyke on November 22, 2013
Wage theft steals more money each year than plain-old robberies, and the nation's fourth-largest city just passed a law to stop it.
By Alan Pyke on November 21, 2013
One of the country's largest payday lenders will pay a $5 million fine and $14 million in restitution to borrowers.
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By Jeff Spross on November 14, 2013
Further evidence that quantitative easing, which conservatives regularly condemn, is \holding up the economy.
By Alan Pyke on November 1, 2013
A new report argues for reforming rather than eliminating the predatory payday lending industry.
By Alan Pyke on September 25, 2013
Payday lenders are going to court to protect their abusive business model.
By Preston Mitchum, Guest Blogger on August 28, 2013
Bayard Rustin, the openly gay organizer of the 1963 March on Washington, offered a vision for economic justice that still serves as a model for LGBT equality.
By Alan Pyke on August 5, 2013
Penny wise and pound foolish in the county Wall Street wrecked.
By Ruy Teixeira, Guest Blogger on July 24, 2013
By Zack Beauchamp on June 28, 2013