Young people have every reason to feel detached from an array of major institutions that are no longer in tune with the problems that they face. Continue reading
From the first rumblings of the sub-prime mortgage meltdown, the Bill Moyers team has stayed on the story of the 2008 economic collapse and its continuing aftermath with bold, original reporting, essays and insightful interviews. From economists to community organizers, Wall Street financiers to historians, Moyers’ guests have provided powerful insight into the roots of the crisis and have stimulated a crucial national dialogue on its causes, effects and possible solutions.
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DC can’t find a permanent solution for its family homelessness crisis. Continue reading
We’d live in a very different world if we privileged well-being over growth. Continue reading
The watchdog agency has issued dozens of protections shielding consumers from shady practices by mortgage lenders, student loan servicers and credit card companies. Continue reading
Poor families are bearing a greater burden of rising college costs than those from wealthier families, according to a new analysis of federal education cost data. Continue reading
HuffPo compares the realities people at the lower end of the labor market face with Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) rhetoric about the joys of being a fry chef. Continue reading