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The inequality at the heart of America’s education system
Property tax—one of the most criticized taxes on U.S. residents—stems from a system put in place by William the Conqueror.
As people move to warmer climates and cities, small towns throughout the region are weathering decline.
The party scored major victories in last week’s Connecticut primary. Now what?
That’s what has usually happened whenever a large proportion of Americans have been upset with the distribution of their country’s wealth.
A new paper finds that so-called “ban-the-box” policies, which prevent employers’ from seeing job applicants’ criminal histories, has unintended consequences.
Four couples in Oregon are trying to ease the burdens and costs of modern parenthood by sharing a home, a truck, and nightly dinners.
Wealth isn't necessarily bad in and of itself, but a new report suggests there's a correlation between the rich getting richer and everyone else getting left behind.
It’s known as a modern-day hub of progressivism, but its past is one of exclusion.
A new study indicates that from the 1980s to the 2000s, it became less likely that a worker could move up the income ladder.
Once known for their inclusiveness, Minnesota’s Twin Cities have become more divided in recent decades.
In the wake of welfare reform, unemployed people are pushed to quickly find work, any work. But too often those jobs lead nowhere.
States and counties have upped the amounts they charge defendants, saddling those getting out of jail with huge amounts of debt they have little hope of paying off.
As incomes fall across the nation, even better-off areas like Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, are faltering.
Trump and others vow to pull out of the TPP and beef up tariffs, but that wouldn’t stop companies from continuing to move jobs to where labor is cheapest.
As men in agriculture grow older and die without male successors, their wives and daughters are learning to run the business.
The poor must prove they’re clean before they can receive benefits from the government. Why not hold the rich to the same standard?
For years, conservative policymakers have urged those in need to get work. But for those without driver’s licenses—who are by and large people of color—that’s not such an easy task.
In the past, publicly financed arenas have left cities footing hefty bills. Now, the state of Wisconsin is putting $250 million into a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks—will this venture be any different?