Standing with migrants this holiday season

Mary and Joseph fled their country to keep their child alive. We should embrace families making the same difficult choice today.

Inequality costs the average American $150K

America’s average wealth per adult looks so good only because America’s rich are doing so fabulously well.

Under Trump, number of uninsured kids rose for first time this decade

After years of steady decline, the number of U.S. children without health insurance rose by 276,000 in 2017, according to a Georgetown University report released Thursday.

Social Security helped slash elderly poverty, but that triumph is now in jeopardy

Americans are increasingly struggling to save enough for retirement. If Social Security isn’t saved, growing old in poverty will likely become more common.

Can the next Congress chase down America’s runaway wealth?

The last Congress ensured that America’s wealth will concentrate ever more rapidly at the very top — unless the next one does something about it.

Black Friday isn’t the only time workers face unfair schedules

Nearly half of retail workers reported having to work on Thanksgiving, and big employers are far more likely to have their workers on duty than are smaller ones.