The National Urban League’s Cy Richardson on how to put money into the hands of those who have historically been shut out.
Journalist Gary Rivlin talks to Jeff Greenfield about the need for affordable, non-predatory credit in poor communities.
Create your own election day scenario with an interactive electoral college map.
A Jon Meacham essay about how the federal legislation passed in 1965 under President Johnson fueled immigration.
Rep. Zoe Lofgren talks to Rick Karr about technological innovation and job creation in Silicon Valley — and the visa complications that might put all that to an end as foreign entrepreneurs decide to take their businesses and jobs overseas.
Should immigrant entrepreneurs who create jobs be given special consideration to stay in the United States? Take our poll.
Need to Know, May 4, 2012: The view from Main Street, leaving Afghanistan and Dan Savage on ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’
NTK visits one small town in Washington state to see how its residents are coping with the economic crisis. Maria Hinojosa hosts.
John Larson reports from Sumner, Wash., on how people in one small town are getting by despite frustration over the economy and the war in Afghanistan.