Recent Articles by Lane Anderson
Published: Tuesday, August 18, 2015 10:42 am MDT
Many black people still live in segregated ghettos in the country's metropolitan areas. Richard Rothstein, a research associate at the Economic Policy Institute, says those ghettos didn't happen by accident.
Published: Thursday, August 13, 2015 2:41 pm MDT
Underage girls detained for running away, truancy and prostitution are often trying to escape abuse and exploitation, study says. Instead of getting help, they are put behind bars.
Published: Tuesday, August 11, 2015 7:51 am MDT
Around the world, children under the age of 12 are happy, but that can change dramatically as they grow up.
Published: Wednesday, August 5, 2015 9:54 am MDT
A "one-way honor system" beholdens workers to their employers, while employers have little responsibility to employees. Researchers believe it's reshaping our family lives.
Published: Monday, August 3, 2015 9:03 am MDT
Maybe lack of family leave time isn't the problem for parents — maybe working 24/7 is the problem for parents.
Published: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 2:54 pm MDT
Is lack of access to fair representation eroding the U.S. justice system? A new report says that for low-income Americans, it may be.
Published: Thursday, July 16, 2015 10:17 am MDT
Does money make rich people happier? Not really. But not having enough money can make a person sad.
Published: Friday, July 10, 2015 9:59 am MDT
The payday lending industry earns $8.7 billion a year in exorbitant interest rates and fees. But without them, where will low-income borrowers go?
Published: Thursday, July 9, 2015 9:45 am MDT
While wealthy communities have rebounded, some working-class neighborhoods remain underwater.
Published: Wednesday, July 8, 2015 10:03 am MDT
Research has found that social integration is more important for well-being than income, and also decreases poverty.