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Drew Hamilton Housing Development

Is the Rental Assistance Development Program the best, flawed option for saving public housing—or a new attempt to dismantle it?

Flint Water

The state’s form of austerity politics is a massive experiment in unraveling US democracy.

Rafael Correa

He played hardball with foreign creditors and stood up to Big Oil, using increased earnings to transform education and health.

Pathways School

Dozens of dedicated programs for pregnant and parenting teens have been shut down in recent years as teen pregnancy rates have plunged and cash-strapped cities and states have looked for ways to save money.

Briefcase

CBS’s The Briefcase does a disservice to America’s working families by billing their suffering as primetime entertainment.

(Illustration by Allie Whitehead)

For more than two decades, impoverished indigenous people have been seeking restitution from the oil giant for polluting their region.

Graduation

Does this really sound like an education to you or does it sound more like a Ponzi scheme?

Poverty

Those of us who spend our lives worrying about making rent and buying our kids new crayons need better representation.

A new cybersecurity elite moves between government and private practice, taking state secrets with them.

Predictive policing is just another form of supply-chain efficiency.

Blogs

The veteran rocker is giving Europe “a masterclass in focused protest rock that puts younger artists to shame.”

July 1, 2015

The free market won’t break the country’s manufacturers’ reliance on forced labor, child labor, and dismal wages.

July 1, 2015

Economists are exploring ways the Federal Reserve might help close the gap on inequality.

June 30, 2015

A closer examination reveals the anatomy of a legislative movement and demonstrates how grassroots pressure can turn what some considered a fringe issue into a political juggernaut.

June 30, 2015

Facebook and Google have been trying to increase diversity for a year, to little result.

June 29, 2015

Massachusetts’s disability and senior care workers just got a major pay raise.

June 29, 2015

Taxi drivers in the sharing economy are fighting to make inroads against labor exploitation.

June 26, 2015

When the green hype overpowers industrial safety, workers pay the price.

June 24, 2015

Liberals lost the fast-track battle, but don't assume this means TPP will pass.

June 23, 2015

The pope’s encyclical on climate change is a call for economic justice.

June 23, 2015