Kate Davidson is a regular contributor to Marketplace.
Features by Kate Davidson
Posted In: white house, internships
The White House is the latest employer to feel pressure over an unpaid internship program.
Posted In: CBS, Time Warner Cable
Customers fed up with Time Warner’s blackout of CBS programming have one final hurdle if they want to leave the cable provider.
Posted In: active investing, Carl Icahn, Bill Ackman, JC Penney
It’s been a big week for activist investors -- with Bill Ackman resigning from J.C. Penney’s board and Carl Icahn taking a big stake in Apple.
Posted In: back-to-school shopping, retail sales
It's a big week for retailers, with several releasing earnings reports that will give a glimpse at the strength of the back-to-school shopping season.
Posted In: municipal bonds, Muni Bonds, Detroit, Detroit bankruptcy
Detroit's bankruptcy last month has sent ripples through the $3.7-trillion municipal bond market, but so far the fallout seems limited to communities in Michigan.
Posted In: homelessness, Washington D.C.
Program looks to get homeless into permanent housing, but some worry it's too punitive
Posted In: GDP, Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
The U.S. economy expanded 1.7 percent in the spring months -- but does that mean the recovery is out of the woods?
Posted In: Detroit, bankruptcy, municipal bonds
After the city's bankruptcy, Detroit's bondholders are nervous about getting repaid. And Detroit's not the only place that's happening.
Posted In: Retail, fast food, labor, McDonald's, Macy's, Victoria's Secret
Retail workers find common cause with fast-food employees demanding more hours and higher wages.
Posted In: Detroit bankruptcy, Detroit mayor, Jobs
Economic diversity is key to staving off municipal bankruptcy.