Jan 28, 2014 When rural families leave to search for better jobs, schools scramble to make cuts -- and may even shut down.
Nov 13, 2013 The Supreme Court hears arguments Wednesday in a case that could weaken union-organizing efforts.
Oct 10, 2013 In his travels for The Atlantic and Marketplace's American Futures project, Jim Fallows says the American economy in small cities and towns is doing all right.
Sep 4, 2013 'Worker's councils' will be like labor unions-lite.
Oct 9, 2013 Labor unions are unhappy with provisions in the Affordable Care Act that could tax their members' health coverage.
Jul 26, 2013 One Michigan mother describes the year she went "from broke to badass" on her northern Michigan farm.
Jul 22, 2013 A factory in Michigan actually pays the state government to bring a public caseworker to the company to help its low-income workers.
Jul 19, 2013 A small business owner shares his take on the bankruptcy and his hopes for Detroit's future.
Jul 18, 2013 Detroit has filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection, making it the largest city in U.S. history to do so.