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How One Company Sues Soldiers Worldwide

A USA Discounters location in Norfolk, VA. The retailer has locations near military bases across the country, but uses the local courts near its Virginia headquarters to file lawsuits against service members who fall behind on their loans. (Photo by Matt McClain/ The Washington Post)

With stores near military bases across the country, the retailer USA Discounters offers easy credit to service members. But when those loans go bad, the company uses the local courts near its Virginia headquarters to file suits by the thousands. ...

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Why Big Business Loves Desperate Workers

(Photo: flickr/cc/ Matt Wetzler)

And how a strong social safety net can make us all more free Stephen Pimpare We don’t think enough about the economic functions of social welfare policy, or about the relationship between the safety net and labor markets, and this ...

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