Jul 9, 2012 The new HBO documentary, "Hard Times: Lost on Long Island," takes a look at unemployment in the U.S. from the birthplace of post-war suburbia.
Apr 23, 2012 Many states are cutting back on benefits promised to public employees, sparking a political debate.
Mar 15, 2012 New York legislators approve state employee pension cuts by $80 billion over 30 years. Now 44 states have cut benefits to close budget gaps.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Dec 28, 2011 A strike by the union representing office building workers hasn't happened in more than a decade, but Occupy Wall Street and the 99 percent mentality have given union members more confidence lately.
Nov 24, 2011 How is it that the Occupy Wall Street protesters have managed to stay camped out for so long already?
Sep 9, 2011 Marketplace producer Megan Larson lived and worked in Manhattan during 9/11. Her husband worked across from the World Trade Center and shared his story with her.
Aug 17, 2011 New York City will test parking meters you can pay for with your cell phone. Users will get an alert when the meter is about to expire and can add...
Nov 24, 2011 If you think your apartment is expensive, try living in Luanda, Angola -- which has been named the world's most expensive city by the compensatio...