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.
Jul 8, 2013 The strike has laid bare a tricky cultural divide in the Bay Area, between traffic-weary tech workers who drive the local economy, and blue collar transit workers who feel left behind.
Jun 18, 2013 The Midwest was once the industrial heartland of America -- in many towns, local businesses and high schools were completely integrated into the industrial life of the region.
May 30, 2013 Walmart employees and other low-wage workers hope the spotlight on U.S. companies in Bangladesh galvanizes support for their campaigns at home.