Stock buybacks enriched companies and their leaders — at everyone else’s expense.
How Washington is bending over backward for mining companies in Nevada at the expense of environmental rules.
How contaminants from prescription-drug factories pollute waterways.
Even after a major class action suit required Illinois to revamp its prison healthcare system, doctors whose alleged neglect resulted in major injury or death still remain on the prison system payroll.
The #MeToo movement is shedding renewed light on sexual harassment at work. The fight has a decades-long history.
On Wall Street, most men accused of sexual harassment continue to pursue their careers — even after paying large judgements.
How the American nuclear industry downplays the threat of climate-induced flooding.
National developers are behind a proliferation of luxury student housing on campuses, driving low-income students far away.
Ciara Newton had her dream job at a Shell refinery. But she was fired after enduring months of harassment, including sexist comments from supervisors and a lewd sticker.
How the plastics industry is fighting to keep polluting the world.
Ten years of data show stark gender bias in disciplinary actions in the bank’s adviser arm.
FINRA gathers extensive information on the brokers it oversees but has made a deliberate decision not to track data that might shed light on discrimination.
The legal team includes a Trump nominee and an attorney who has railed against unions, trans rights and Black Lives Matter.
IBM partnered with Philippine law enforcement despite evidence of police complicity in death squads.
Wall Street and investor advocates face off over stockbrokers’ obligations to their customers.
The EPA’s Bungled Response to an Air Pollution Crisis Exposes a Toxic Racial Divide
Thousands of allegations of abuse and neglect have been made against programs for people with developmental disabilities.
Employee advocates caution that the changes could be reversed.
The Federal Reserve proposed a major rollback of bank liquidity requirements imposed after the 2008 financial crisis.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, sworn foe of pensions, made a fortune charging high fees to public pensions.