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New Orleans' other 'million dollar neighborhood'

Jul 25, 2012
High rates of imprisonment are a cause -- and effect -- of poverty.
Posted In: African American, unemployement

Election ads depict a lost America

Jul 20, 2012
In the 2012 presidential election race, both parties focus on images of factories and hard hats.
Posted In: 2012 election, ad campaign, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

Safeway feels the supermarket squeeze

Jul 19, 2012
Tradition chains like Safeway are stuck in the middle between "experience" stores like Whole Foods and Trader Joe's, and discount grocers like Walmart.
Posted In: supermarket, Safeway

Santa Fe Festival boosts international craftspeople

Jul 16, 2012
Cheap imports undermine local craftspeople in some countries but this weekend, a market in Santa Fe gave them a showcase to sell their wares globally.
Posted In: craft, globalization, folk art

Mike Huckabee on how Mitt Romney can help the middle class

Jul 16, 2012
The former governor talks about the importance of the middle class in this year's presidential election, and what he thinks Mitt Romney needs to do to improve his standings.
Posted In: middle class, 2012 election, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Mike Huckabee

More overtime hours, less overtime pay?

Jul 12, 2012
Federal lawsuits over wage and hour violations are up since the start of the recession.
Posted In: overtime, employees

This election? James Carville says it's all about the middle class

Jul 12, 2012
Liberal pundit James Carville explains why class matters in this year's presidential election in his new book, ''It's the Middle Class, Stupid!''
Posted In: james carville, middle class, 2012 election, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Democrats, Republicans

Two thirds of Americans aren't economically mobile

Jul 9, 2012
A new study from Pew's economic mobility project finds that only about one third of Americans have achieved a better economic position than their parents.
Posted In: income inequality

The downward spiral: Homeless in San Francisco

Jul 6, 2012
In the city by the bay, homeless citizens share how easy it is to lose the roof over your head.
Posted In: homeless, San Francisco, college grads, drugs, unemployed

Lender fills gap for Hispanic community

Jul 6, 2012
Progreso Financiero lends money to Latino borrowers who might otherwise not qualify for credit.
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