A chat with one of the authors of a recent study reporting that global warming has slowed the progress of warm countries.
In many parts of the country, child care costs more than a mortgage.
Income has an enormous impact on young people's educational experiences with technology, just as it does on every other aspect of school life.
New research finds that race-related resistance toward social spending is reduced when programs feature tax credits rather than handouts.
New research has found that higher levels of inequality lead to more deforestation, whereas better equality leads to better forest protections.
New research from the Federal Reserve concludes the economic recovery hasn't produced much wealth for most Americans.
Two new books on economic history and theory suggest the limits of the Austrian school—and the vital importance of progressive taxation.
Gregory Stevens explains what happened when the community he'd called an "elitist shit den of hate" found out about his online life.
A new report points to troubling flaws with the Parent PLUS loan program.
A new report concludes that deaths from suicide, alcohol, and drug use continue to increase.
Pernicious myths about income inequality remain pervasive in our society—for example, that better education will close the racial wealth gap. Professor William Darity is working to debunk these misconceptions.
Beyond the hype and hyperbole, technologies largely thought to universally empower the "voiceless" are still subject to disempowering structural inequalities.
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As states have stopped funding driver's education, participation has declined, with lower-income teens and teens of color missing out.
Researcher Philip Alston offers a sharp criticism of U.S. policymakers' response to poverty.