Battleground states, including Florida, Arizona, North Carolina and Ohio, saw dramatic increases in the number of uninsured.
Are COVID deaths going unreported? Or has living on the street become more dangerous?
The pandemic shines a spotlight on a system in need of a makeover.
Pandemic and mass protests are shaking up this bellwether county, which is home to one of the nation's poorest ZIP codes.
Many of these struggling metropolitan areas are in states that could determine the 2020 election.
"‘We need a society where anti-racism is hard-wired into every policy and practice," says labor economist Steven Pitts.
They died in parking lots, in hospitals, in train stations and in encampments. Now the county's homeless must face the coronavirus.
In the midst of a pandemic, Rev. William Barber’s June 20 March on Washington goes digital.
In a Capital & Main interview, State Controller Betty Yee casts doubt about the prospects for Prop. 13 reform and other initiatives.
A community coalition employs an alternative approach at an Alabama bus plant.Co-published by Newsweek
The president of the Economic Policy Institute discusses the COVID-19 financial tailspin and attempts by lawmakers to mitigate the damage.
Calvin Wongus has had no trouble finding employment in the tight labor market. But for the poorest workers like himself, the jobs have been low-paying and...
Poorest households see real incomes drop in 13 states, have slower growth than under Obama in 36 states.
48 states saw real median household income growth decline in Trump's first two years, some dramatically.
On debate stages and in selfie lines, Elizabeth Warren has been offering herself to voters as Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s ideological heir.
Since the law's passage, the federal government has seen the largest year-over-year drop in corporate tax revenue outside of a recession.
A struggling bellwether county in Pennsylvania appears to be back in the Democratic column. But is it?
Co-published by The GuardianMonths after the federal shutdown, a Detroit childcare worker still struggles to make up for lost pay.
Capital & Main has embarked on a yearlong project exploring what has become another "inconvenient truth” – the pain that economic inequality has brought to America.
Co-published by The Guardian and Fast CompanyA crop of presidential candidates is pushing proposals aimed at Americans who work hard but feel they're not getting their...