Why are so many Americans still feeling so financially insecure? Economists Jonathan Morduch and Rachel Schneider followed 235 low- and moderate-income households for a full year to understand why.
By Jonathan Morduch, Rachel Schneider
In November 2008, a political lifetime ago, the pollster John Zogby published an Op-Ed calling Millennials the “First Global Citizens.” Zogby joined other politicos and pundits eager to see in this new generation of Americans signs of movement…
By Rinku Sen
The U.S. economy has been showing signs of more robust recovery, but many Americans say they're not feeling it. A new poll by The New York Times found the public is more pessimistic than it was right after the financial…
By PBS NewsHour
If the economy is the most important issue to voters this fall, how do they feel about their own financial well-being? Half of U.S. adults think they're better off than their kids will be, with even middle class households facing…
By Simone Pathe
By PBS NewsHour
Correspondent John Larson heads out on a reporting trip and discovers a powerful story en route. The young man sitting next to him in coach reveals his immigrant family's success story and their fierce devotion to America.
Israel condemns U.S. spying, an immigrant family's success story and Iran through art.
Chopra Brothers Tell Story of How They Became Americans and Doctors in Memoir…
The Seismic Economic and Political Changes that Transformed the American Dream…
NewsHour Essayist Richard Rodriguez reflects on the impact of the global financial meltdown on the value of wealth in the U.S. and how greed and envy devalued the American dream.
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