Economy

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Tuesday sued for-profit college chain Corinthian Colleges for its operation of an elaborate "predatory lending scheme" that ensnares tens of thousands of students in costly private loans and bullying collections tactics. Corinthian, one of the largest for-profit, post-secondary education companies in the...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Rising income inequality is undermining state tax revenues, according to a...
Paul Kiel, ProPublica, and Chris Arnold, NPR
A new study provides the first-ever tally of how many employees lose up to a...