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?
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As young people increasingly move to cities, what happens to the people and places they leave behind?
Oregon, one of the whitest states in the union, also has one of the most generous safety nets. Is that a coincidence or something more troubling?
Can cannabis revive Oregon’s long-struggling reservation economies?
Do these tax-subsidized apartments perpetuate segregation by excluding some low-income households?
The city is facing a housing crisis, but despite its progressive reputation, it’s done little to ensure affordability for longtime residents.
Cities are arguing that they, too, were damaged by risky loans, and that they should be able to take the lenders to court to regain their losses.
The series allowed children to build their own story—but it also created false perceptions about decision-making.
Nearly 60 years after the integration of Central High, the city’s schools are still divided by race.