48 states saw real median household income growth decline in Trump’s first two years, some dramatically.
Middle-income workers in Wisconsin are facing rising prices and reduced bargaining power.
Stagnant wages and increasingly unaffordable housing costs are leaving many low-income residents behind.
About $3.5 million worth of attack mailers have targeted Jackie Goldberg and other LAUSD school board members.
Los Angeles isn’t the only city considering eminent domain as a tool to ease housing woes. Some question its promise.
Classifying immigrants as “arriving aliens” allows the government to deny them a chance for release from detention.
Erwin Chemerinsky says an impeachment trial’s need to hear witnesses overrides White House claims of executive privilege.
A family of toxins known as PFAS has gotten its closeup on the silver screen via Dark Waters. Will regulators take note?
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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.