The Health Consequences of Inequality


When recession hit the U.S., many people who were once at the top of the economic ladder, with secure, well-paying jobs, lost those jobs and…read more

U.S. Poverty Rate Spikes in Latest Census


New U.S. census numbers show that the American poverty rate is at its highest since 1993, showing the fallout from years of high unemployment brought…read more

New Economic Numbers Give Mixed Signals


Economists and government officials are poring over a new set of job numbers that give mixed signals but generally show that the U.S. economy and…read more

Higher Education Faces Economic Challenges


For many colleges students across the U.S., the end of summer signals a time of change and new beginnings. Students face new classes, roommates, college…read more

Income Inequality Fuels Borrowing Cycle


Just as many Americans had started to pay down debts racked up before and during the recession that began in 2008, a new wave of…read more

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