And they’re turning to payday loans and other lenders of last resort when crises occur.
In Detroit and Baltimore, residents behind on water payments prepare to go without. Why aren’t utilities going after delinquent big companies first?
A new study finds that cities with successful “creative economies” must have robust non-creative industries, too.
Researchers say going under the needle can sometimes mean rashes that last for months.
Who knew feeding deer plastic waste would hurt them?
A scholarly debate over the risk of war.
Targeting select low-income communities for an infusion of resources isn’t the answer to the problem of urban poverty. But what is?
Everybody’s favorite feel-good story is getting a theatrical release.
Unless the U.S. can put policies in place to support family caretakers.
A list-based guide to looking beyond the listicle.
A new report reveals who is hit hardest by erratic hours and unstable incomes.
Mental health resources, affordable child care, and better police relations would go a long way toward improving the lives of disadvantaged youths.
Tuesday’s vote sets the bar for wage standards in the biggest U.S. cities.
The era of the overeducated barista is here to stay. College graduates are still spending more and more years (and money) to get worse and worse entry-level jobs.
Seven reasons they’re so terrible for cities.
A free-runner laughs at death by leaping across the side of a Dubai tower.
In some cases they might add to the death toll of a crash.
Advocates say that a guaranteed basic income can lead to more creative, fulfilling work. The question is how to fund it.