How can the country survive the next economic crash if millions of families still haven't recovered from the last one?
The company is facing multiple lawsuits from brands who say it does not do enough to prevent fakes from being listed on its website.
African Americans in the same neighborhoods decimated by subprime lending are now being targeted with new predatory loan offerings, a lawsuit argues.
The fraught history of government-subsidized package delivery
Americans are flocking to big cities to find good jobs—opportunities that remain disproportionately out of reach for the poorest residents already living there.
How can local businesses compete with a company so local it lets people shop from their couches?
Many seniors are stuck with lives of never-ending work—a fate that could befall millions in the coming decades.
The company’s unusual offer—to give employees up to $5,000 for leaving—may actually be a way to get them to stay longer.
In Sweden, progressive gender dynamics can lead immigrant women to leave their husbands and become independent.
The debate over Amazon’s HQ2 obscures the company’s rapid expansion of warehouses in low-income areas.
Why have high-profile organizing campaigns succeeded for white-collar workers and failed for blue-collar workers?
For some Americans, sub-minimum-wage online tasks are the only work available.
Donald Trump's widely reported 'shithole' remark dismantles the economic argument against foreigners.
The Rust Belt isn’t the only region left behind by the economic recovery. The suburbs of the American west are struggling, too.
Despite the #MeToo movement, poor women often find that speaking out against abuse at work is too costly.
That might not be a bad thing.
Millions of children from poor families who excel in math and science rarely live up to their potential—and that hurts everyone.
As a college education becomes increasingly important in today’s economy, it’s girls, not boys, who are succeeding in school. For kids from poor families, that can make the difference between social mobility and a lifetime of poverty.
American companies say protectionist policies keep them out. The reality is more complicated.
A group in New York is calling for a fee on all gig-economy transactions in order to provide workers with benefits like paid sick leave.
Liberal groups wanted to get rid of the mortgage-interest deduction. But not in the way that congressional Republicans are doing it.