Recent Articles by Lane Anderson
Published: Sunday, August 2, 2015 9:35 pm 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: Thursday, July 30, 2015 10:54 am MDT
Around the world, children under the age of 12 are happy, but that can change dramatically as they grow up.
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: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 12:12 pm MDT
Maybe lack of family leave time isn't the problem for parents — maybe working 24/7 is the problem for parents.
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.
Published: Tuesday, July 7, 2015 1:03 pm MDT
Employers look to tactics to take workers off formal payrolls and lower costs.
Published: Friday, July 3, 2015 8:36 am MDT
Between 70 million and 100 million Americans — almost one in three — have some kind of criminal record. Criminal background checks can make it hard for them to find a place to live and get a job.