A new study shows that place-based policies are key to helping people in distressed cities, where investments should be tailored to local economic conditions.
New research shows how housing and income inequality reinforce one another, effectively splitting the U.S. into two different economies.
In many states, the highest court lacks diversity. Thirteen supreme courts have never had a person of color serve on the bench, according to the Brennan Center for Justice.
Just being born in a big city has a positive effect on later-life wages, new research finds.
The findings come as more Americans are working longer into old age.
COMMENTARY | City ordinances requiring businesses to accept cash payments to protect the poor are missing the larger picture.
It is not simply a numbers game: diversity is a proven “differentiator” that research shows makes organizations better.
The ruling in the Missouri case follows at least two other court decisions this year involving the "free the nipple" movement.
Black farmers make up a mere 1.4 percent of the country’s 3.2 million farmers. Some see an opportunity to improve representation in the new sector of legalized hemp.
A marijuana possession conviction as a juvenile goes away in Rhode Island but not without a fight in Idaho.
New research finds that income, education, and race are correlated with access to green space across and within U.S. metro areas. But some cities are more equitable than others.
Legislatures are taking up important issues of key interest to companies and their employees.
Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley reflects on the changing conversation around technology and why executive roles in politics have been particularly difficult for women to obtain.
Washington, D.C made it a goal to place more bike stations in disadvantaged neighborhoods, but wealthier, white areas are favored while usage remains low in predominantly black wards.
Not everybody has found employment even as the U.S. economy as a whole added jobs.
The farm bill on Trump’s desk funds programs that help make farming more accessible.
A mailer sent to low-income students with that promise led to a major jump in enrollment at the University of Michigan, according to a new study.
Homes in majority-black neighborhoods are worth $48,000 less on average than similar ones in neighborhoods with no black residents, research from the Brookings Institution and Gallup says.
The Indiana city’s new mobility-as-a-service pilot is helping low-income shift workers commute for free.
The city already requires operators to share real-time information on vehicle availability.
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