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Tackling urban blight with a paintbrush

Aug 5, 2014
One way to ensure your property prices don't fall: spruce up your neighborhood
Posted In: blight, neighborhoods, urban, suburbs

Grocery chain workers fight for millionaire CEO

Aug 4, 2014
Market Basket employees and customers stage an "unprecedented" protest.
Posted In: living wage, strike

Suing soldiers for their debt

Aug 1, 2014
USA Discounters gives easy credit to soldiers, then sues them when they can't pay.
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NLRB says McDonald's can be considered joint-employer

Jul 30, 2014
The ruling is a step forward for workers campaigning for $15 an hour in wages.
Posted In: McDonald's, Walmart, low wages
Debt collections

1 in 3 Americans has past due debt

Jul 29, 2014
What what happens if your debt goes into collection?
Posted In: bad debt, collection, bills

Of borders and businesses: moving forward in Murrieta

Jul 17, 2014
Have anti-immigration protests affected business in Murrieta, California?
Posted In: immigration reform, illegal immigration, Murrieta, protests

Gini: the measure of inequality

Jul 10, 2014
The Gini Index is the most common measure of wealth distribution within nations
Posted In: income inequality, statistics

Truckers strike at key port for trade with Asia

Jul 8, 2014
Escalation of the strike at this major port could have a nationwide impact.
Posted In: trucks, labor rights

How a hotel earns five stars: the checklist

Jul 2, 2014
A look at how hotels like Hyatt's newest in Manhattan earn a top tier rating.

How rising rents, falling incomes crush communities

Jun 30, 2014
The long tail of the recession still wreaks havoc on renters' real estate market.
Posted In: rental market, apartments, New York City, affordable housing

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