The U.S. has added 10,000 of these budget retail outlets since 2001. But some towns and cities are trying to push back.
It has become an increasingly common story: A dollar store opens up in an
As the chain opens stores at the rate of three a day across the U.S., often in the heart of ‘food deserts’, some see Dollar General as an admission that a town is failing.
The Guardian | Chris McGreal
The president’s trade wars are creating a scenario similar to 2016.
By Shawn Donnan
The moment usually comes during Greg Petras’s commute through the rolling hills and cornfields of southern Wisconsin. Somewhere between his home near Madison and the factory
On The Media WNYC
Friday, August 30, 2019
The lion’s share of our transit-oriented program this week has centered on the personal car and its infrastructure. This is no accident. The car speeds, stalls, thrills and
Housing insecurity in the nation’s richest cities is far worse than government statistics claim. Just ask the Goodmans.
By Brian Goldstone
August 21, 2019
Photographs by Sheila Pree Bright for The New Republic
Last August, Cokethia Goodman returned home from