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A full-time worker earning the median national wage of $50,0000 should be making close to $100,000.
What one couple’s lost wages say about the decline of the middle-class American dream.
Capital & Main explores how trillions of dollars are diverted toward the super wealthy.
But teachers and their allies are fighting back in Arizona, Kentucky and elsewhere.
More than a year after a shuttered drilling site in the middle of a South L.A. neighborhood was deemed unsafe, it remains a risk for residents.
Plans to dredge a fragile Gulf Coast estuary and Superfund site are being ‘fast-tracked’ in a rush to export Permian oil to Europe
The statewide competition awarded Capital & Main the top prize for online investigative reporting.
As American wealth gets concentrated among a smaller number of cities and corporations, many communities are fighting to hold on.
With a full reopening less than a month away, 60% of the state’s Latino population remains unvaccinated.
In the first three months of 2021, the petroleum industry spent over $4.3 million lobbying Sacramento.
Despite record job losses during the pandemic, the 1% have left the state flush with cash.
The city of Clovis was found to be in violation of state housing laws.
Inside the movement to bring mental health care, not law enforcement, to people in psychiatric distress.
State officials want the petroleum industry to cut ozone-causing pollutants, but say understaffing will make enforcement tricky.
Low-wage workers face big unpaid bills from the pandemic.
The political gridlock behind the transit gridlock.
Capital & Main’s founding editor-in-chief is stepping down after ten years at the helm.
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