Jan 8, 2013 The U.K.'s coalition government has just passed the halfway point in its first term. Critics say its continuing tough talk on austerity is constraining growth.
Mar 31, 2014 Since 2010, the courts of Philadelphia have embarked on a massive debt collection from ex-offenders. It’s an attempt to collect on $1.5 billion in old fees, fines and forfeited bail owed to the criminal justice system.
Dec 4, 2012 Twenty-five percent of respondents to Public Policy Polling's new survey said they had heard of a deficit reduction plan that doesn't actually exist.
Dec 3, 2012 What recourse do creditors have when a sovereign nation decides not to pay its debt? A case study on that question is playing out in U.S. courts.
Nov 15, 2012 Occupy Wall Street gets into buying and forgiving debt, but is it good for the economy?
Nov 15, 2012 It's been more than a year since Occupy Wall Street made its debut in New York's Zucotti Park. Tonight a new initiative, 'Rolling Jubilee,' kicks off with an online celebrity telethon.
Nov 15, 2012 When it comes to the fiscal cliff, Americans do not give Republicans or Democrats a mandate on the issue.
Nov 13, 2012 With only 16 working days left in the congressional calendar this year, bipartisanship is on everyone's lips, but is it in the cards?
Oct 25, 2012 With the fiscal cliff looming, an all-star group of CEOs wants both parties to get serious about the deficit. The fix they're calling for will be tough for both parties to swallow.
Oct 25, 2012 Not everything in the economy hinges on who wins in November. Whether it's President Obama or President Romney -- we're predicting three things are certain by 2016.