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money

Corporate America Celebrated Tax Cuts by Laying Off Workers

Don't let a twisted and dishonest PR scheme by massive companies grateful for Trump's huge Christmas present distort the truth.
David Dayen
1.10.18
Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice

Parents Forced to Pay for Their Kids' Jail Time Are Getting Refunds

In California, families were billed for their kids' incarceration—even when they were innocent. Now some of them are getting checks in the mail.
Eli Hager
1.8.18
politics
politics

Will Democrats Finally Start Listening to Black Women in 2018?

Progressives of color want to get as much attention as the Democrats give the white working class.
Talmon Joseph Smith
12.26.17
politics
politics

The Big Republican Lie About Their 'Middle-Class' Tax Cut

The GOP has wanted to cut taxes on the rich for years. Now they're finally doing it—and telling everyone they actually aren't.
Harry Cheadle
12.20.17
money
money

Do You Feel Rich Yet?

The market reached a record high. The Republicans are about to pass major tax legislation. What are you going to do with your money?
Eve Peyser
12.19.17
healthcare
healthcare

What Being Gored by a Bull Taught Me About Healthcare

An ugly injury took me on an odyssey through Spain, Panama, and the US. I understand better than most what's wrong with the system in America.
Bill Hillmann
11.27.17
Paradise Papers
Paradise Papers

The Paradise Papers Are Just a Glimpse at the Unreal Wealth Gap

A new report on spiraling inequality in America is even more concerning given what the Paradise Papers showed us about how good rich people are at hiding money.
Matt Taylor
11.9.17
money
money

The Paradise Papers Make the Republican Tax Plan Look Insane

The bill would give huge tax breaks to the superrich and reward corporations hoarding assets abroad, just like those implicated in the latest massive leak.
David Dayen
11.7.17
politics
politics

It's Not Just You: Americans Are Terrified of the Future

Most people say the country is at its "lowest point" in history, according to a new poll.
Harry Cheadle
11.2.17
cities
cities

Inside a Homeless Encampment on the Brink of Eviction

Barring another reprieve in court, the Bay Area's relatively uncontroversial Here/There community could be vacant in a matter of days.
Rick Paulas
10.31.17
politics
politics

Cory Booker Explains Why He's Making Legal Weed His Signature Issue

The New Jersey senator and potential 2020 candidate talks about his far-reaching legalization bill and whether he's ever inhaled.
Alex Suskind
10.18.17
inequality
inequality

The People Left Behind by Detroit's 'Comeback'

As the city's remarkable recovery unfolds, the benefits are distributed unequally, frustrating some residents.
Trevor Bach
10.17.17