Citing Harm to Workers, U.S. Airlines Pressure Tillerson on Foreign Airline Subsidization
The CEOs of Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, and United Airlines argue that the Persian Gulf states' subsidization practices are anti-competitive.
How the Supreme Court Made It Easier for Corporations to Fight Class Action Lawsuits
Rulings in recent years have effectively forced consumers to file class actions in the region where the corporation is based or to disaggregate claims into separate filings.
Is the Democrats' Economic Agenda Enough to Win Back the House in 2018?
Some of the ideas contained within the new policy agenda reflect the growing influence of the party's progressive wing.
Empowering the Communities Fighting Industrial Mining Operations, One Film at a Time
Jessie Landerman, a writer, producer, and director with the New Media Advocacy Project, discusses a new series of videos to help communities stand up to big mining companies.
Where Are the Women and Minorities in Financial Planning?
A new crop of firms have focused their efforts on introducing a diverse clientele to financial services, and ensuring that women and minorities working within the industry have an opportunity to advance.
Closing Pot Dispensaries Increases Neighborhood Crime
Medical marijuana outlets increase street traffic, which deters potential criminals.
Scott Pruitt Lobbies for Lower Emissions Through Technology, Not Regulations
The EPA head called for any renegotiation of the Paris Agreement to focus on the exportation of purportedly environmentally friendly technology.
Can Lifetime Career Loans Help Dislocated Workers?
A new report argues for lifetime career loans as part of a modern New Deal for American workers.
The Story Behind Portland's Corporate Divestiture
A fierce group of local activists, including a cappella group Raging Grannies, brought about a deciding vote. Though Portland will likely lose $4.5 million annually starting in 2020, its city council will have more time to address other pressing issues, including homelessness.
Trump's Budget Represents His Administration's Plan for Solving America's Economic Ills
And, as it turns out, many economists don't love the administration's apparent investment priorities.
The New CBO Score Shows the AHCA Hasn't Changed Much
The new CBO report isn't likely to provide much comfort to anyone concerned about how people with pre-existing conditions would fare under the AHCA.
America's Private-Prison Industry Has Always Been All Right
President Donald Trump has restored consumer confidence in private prisons—but they were never in danger of failing to begin with.
California Is Investigating Racial Discrimination in Auto Insurance Premiums
The state's insurance department is following up on our findings that eight auto insurers charge more in minority neighborhoods than in other neighborhoods with similar risk.
Understanding India's Case for Colonial Reparations
Do egregious events from world history—specifically colonialism—warrant some sort of official reparations and, if so, what would these look like?