Companies with connections to President Trump experienced some better business and less regulation, new research finds.
Jan. 14, 2021 • ~4 min
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"...'net worth poor' households have no assets to withstand a sudden economic loss, like we have seen with COVID-19. Their savings are virtually nil..."
Jan. 8, 2021 • ~4 min
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A breakthrough in understanding desalination membranes could boost efficiency and make it cheaper to get clean water from salty water.
Jan. 6, 2021 • ~5 min
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An eviction moratorium extension will only postpone an eviction and housing crisis, experts say. Black, Hispanic, and young adults are most at risk.
Dec. 23, 2020 • ~4 min
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To get Americans to care about economic inequality, research suggests focusing on the disadvantages of having less, rather than the perks of having more.
Dec. 17, 2020 • ~4 min
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The "pink tax" means charging more for products aimed at women. Import tariffs are another form of this discrimination, research finds.
Dec. 9, 2020 • ~4 min
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"As neighborhoods gentrify, when poor people can no longer remain in their neighborhoods and move, there are fewer affordable neighborhoods."
Dec. 7, 2020 • ~7 min
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