Rent control regulations are already in place in five states and Washington, DC. Others are trying to join as rent skyrockets nationwide.
The Biden administration rolled out a blueprint for a renters bill of rights, a major win for tenants, advocates say.
For decades, there were growing numbers of Democratic and Republican women in Congress, but the number of Republican women has stalled.
In 2020, women earned 84% of what men earned, our analysis of median hourly earnings of both full- and part-time workers found.
This year should be a watershed year that will further improve women's health care and move it well beyond a "niche market."
The Federal Communications Commission has an array of rules that limit how many TV and radio stations a single entity can own both across the country and in individual markets. These rules are aimed at ensuring there’s competition, localism, and a diversity of voices in the broadcast industry.
Research has shown that young adults who use social media are three times as likely to suffer from depression, putting a large portion of the population at risk for suicidal thoughts and behaviors.
A diverse workforce and inclusive content are imperative for the longevity of media organizations, yet there is still a lack of diversity in the newsroom.
The comments are the latest from the Biden administration in a tiff over whether or not social media companies are harming users with Covid-19 misinformation.
Excessive zoning regulations have choked off the supply of new homes in much of the U.S., causing a severe shortage and skyrocketing prices and rents. Can we solve the problem on the local level, or do we need state and federal intervention?Most zoning regulation in the U.S. happens at the...
With our international perspective of construction and home pricing trends, it's time to stress the importance to the homeowners of North America and Canada of home performance. If buying a home, or thinking about it - please read this first. A recent report in the UK by the Climate Change Committee (CCC) has…
In the first of a new series, we look at how November’s midterm elections could be an inflection point as election deniers seek to take control of the vote counting process
Brookings Senior Elaine Kamarck unpacks the origin and causes of gerrymandering and explains how states can reform the process for better results.
GDP was not designed to assess welfare or the well being of citizens. It was designed to measure production capacity and economic growth. Yet policymakers and economists often treat GDP as an all-encompassing unit to signify a nation’s development, combining its economic prosperity and societal well-being. It’s time to acknowledge the limitations of GDP and expand our view of development to include welfare. A number of countries, including India, are paving the way.
A proposed tax tweak to carried interest, compensation paid to private equity and hedge fund managers, didn't survive in the final Inflation Reduction Act.
The United States has more economic inequality than other wealthy nations.
The past year highlighted reasons for optimism that we will tackle the climate crisis before it’s too late. Here are four big reasons for hope in the coming year, writes University of Michigan School for Environment and Sustainability Dean Jonathan Overpeck in The Hill.
The historic rule, issued by the California Air Resources Board on Thursday, will force automakers to speed up production of cleaner vehicles starting in 2026.
The U.S. endured 18 separate billion-dollar disasters in 2022, highlighting the growing damages of human-caused climate change.
Renewable energy was the cheapest source of energy in the year 2020. The cost of renewable technologies like wind and solar is falling significantly, according to a new report.
Within the practice of agroforestry, or mixing trees with agricultural production, the concept of silvopasture has some of the broadest appeal. Many farms
Ireland Moves a Step Closer to Energy Independence
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The 2030 vehicle sales ban is among 180 measures in the government's new plan to reduce emissions.
It takes the EU a step closer to its goal of cutting emissions from new passenger cars and light commercial vehicles by 100% in 2035.
ActNow is the United Nationsâ€™ global call to individual action on climate change. The campaign is a critical part of the UNâ€™s coordinated effort to raise awareness, ambition, and action for climate change and accelerate implementation of the Paris Agreement.