The low unemployment rate and stagnant pay point to a depressed economy underneath.
What your chicken dinner says about wage stagnation, income inequality, and economic sclerosis in the United States
More and more Americans are reporting near-constant cannabis use, as legalization forges ahead.
The government should consider giving out monthly Social Security checks—no strings attached.
Growing inequality in the United States shows that the game is rigged.
A new report finds that big companies could have given their workers thousands of dollars’ worth of raises with the money they spent on their own shares.
Opportunity Zones, created by Trump’s tax law, are meant to help the heartland thrive and make the country more equal—but can they pull it off?
Higher prices, slowing growth, mounting layoffs—and the indirect costs may be even greater.
Want to know where the economy is headed? Look at Des Moines.
Child poverty, homelessness, violence, obesity, illness: The United States is already an outlier.
Republicans and Democrats are looking at the same set of facts and suddenly seeing very different things.
Progressives are lining up behind a jobs guarantee—but leaving the details for later.
How did the Trump administration end up spurring the creation of a gender-equality initiative for some of the world’s poorest women?
The president has named twice as many men as women to appointed positions, an Atlantic analysis shows.
It's not just educators in West Virginia and Oklahoma who have watched their wages and benefits erode since the Great Recession.
The country's racial wealth gap might widen if banks don't have to disclose as much about their mortgage-lending practices.
The president says they'll protect American jobs and bolster national security. They'll likely do neither.
Steep transaction fees and wild price fluctuations have made the cryptocurrency harder to use in the illicit markets that originally made it famous.
The administration’s proposal to overhaul SNAP would squeeze the nutrition safety net, and make it more paternalistic.
His words evince both an interest in the market and a lack of knowledge about its gyrations.