Climate concerns that have helped drive coal to near-obsolescence have contributed to a recent slump in the Kentucky senator’s popularity.
One survey found that 80 percent of one encampment’s residents reported having a diagnosed mental illness.
Classifying immigrants as “arriving aliens” allows the government to deny them a chance for release from detention.
Baby boomers are criticized by younger, debt-burdened Americans frustrated by economic inequality. But many boomers are also hurting.
Pull back the curtain on the Trump economy and you’ll find a nation where income inequality is rising to become the new normal.
Detainees have lodged a complaint concerning “abuses, atrocities, violations of human rights, racism and hate.”
A family of toxins known as PFAS has gotten its closeup on the silver screen via Dark Waters. Will regulators take note?
Five days after a bill ending private prisons in the state was signed into law, the Trump administration found a way to get around it.
Progressives are going all-out to reverse the notion that Florida is unassailable Trump country.
Post-WWII reforms like the New Deal and the ensuing consolidation of the labor movement increased income equality in the U.S., but the playing field started to tilt in the 1970s due to the forces of globalization and pro-corporate government policies that hurt the working class.
A French economist finds that America’s tax structure lies at the heart of inequality.
How changes to California’s Proposition 13 could reduce inequality.
The Democratic frontrunner’s mixed economic record leaves him vulnerable to progressive opponents.
A struggling bellwether county in Pennsylvania appears to be back in the Democratic column. But is it?
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Many economists say the president can’t claim credit for the current economy and that his policies have contributed to rising inequality.
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Months after the federal shutdown, a Detroit childcare worker still struggles to make up for lost pay.