The poverty rate in the U.S. would be 15 percent higher if not for the War on Poverty and government anti-poverty programs since 1967.
In the evolving global economy, migrants facing virtual indentured servitude abroad—and coming home to debt and social isolation—feels like the new normal.
In California and Ohio, two city governments are entrusting their citizens with budgeting and rewarding banks for valuing local communities.
A sustained one-percentage-point decline in the unemployment rate is associated with a 9.4 percent rise in the wages of workers in the bottom quintile of the wage distribution.
The nurses’ unions focus on health gives them a unique perspective on climate change among organized labor.
The movement to persuade schools to divest from fossil fuels has taken off around the country. Meet a few people who helped get Stanford’s money out of coal.
Key national unions are stepping up to support the People's Climate March on September 21. But some green radicals say unions need to create their own climate protection strategy that democratizes the energy sector.
Incubator farms help seasonal workers start their own businesses, where they get better pay and the support of a community.
More than 400 workers and supporters were arrested on Thursday amid a nationwide wave of walkouts and demonstrations.
A new bill provides two years of tuition at a community college for participating high school grads who might otherwise face a 7.5 percent unemployment rate—and other states are already following suit.
Utah, Minnesota, and Washington have seen traffic fatalities decline by 40 percent. Here's how they did it.