Recent Articles by Lane Anderson
Published: Monday, July 25, 2016 9:31 am MDT
Teens are brutalized by violent pimps and forced into sex slavery, right? Not so fast -- new research paints a different picture, and tests our commonly held myths about sex trafficking.
Published: Wednesday, January 6, 2016 3:19 pm MST
Sex trafficking in the US is nothing like the movies. Look no further than the streets of Los Angeles to find America’s sexually exploited kids. Over 70 percent of children under 18 rescued here are born ...
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?