Supermarket and pharmacy employees are “essential workers” who are still on the job. The say they need more COVID-19 protections.
The president of the Economic Policy Institute discusses the COVID-19 financial tailspin and attempts by lawmakers to mitigate the damage.
L.A.’s City Council will vote on a far-reaching aid package for workers and renters. Business groups are fighting the plan.
Even as Californians are ordered to shelter in place, renters face the prospect of homelessness.
Frontline nurses claim that a lack of both N95 masks and coronavirus testing is putting hospital populations at risk.
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?
Sanders proposes to raise the national hourly minimum wage, make joining unions easier and to close gender pay gaps. He also promises to fix “a broken and racist criminal justice system.”
After a natural gas accident that captured national headlines, residents of a conservative L.A. district have become environmental activists.
Early Democratic primary state voters seem in favor of more government regulation of Wall Street. But are all presidential candidates listening?
On debate stages and in selfie lines, Elizabeth Warren has been offering herself to voters as Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s ideological heir.
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.
Baby boomers are criticized by younger, debt-burdened Americans frustrated by economic inequality. But many boomers are also hurting.
Tennessee’s capital is taking steps to reimagine justice for people living on the street.
A growing body of research indicates that many of the solutions to the climate crisis and economic inequality are the same.
Test your knowledge about Wall Street’s favorite alternative investment class.