Kat Aaron


Kat Aaron is a project editor at the Investigative Reporting Workshop at American University.

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Associated Press

If you want to see where the problems of unaffordable housing and low wages and poor education play out every day, go to Detroit's 36th District Court.  Read more

Law and Justice

As the recovery falters, state and federal governments are reducing benefits for the unemployed. Read more


There are as many as 1.4 million Americans who have been unemployed so long they've exhausted their benefits, and they're angry. So why aren't they organizing? Read more


Will a a new national database give regulators the data they need to address the ongoing foreclosure crisis? Read more


New rules could transform the predatory-lending debate from arguments over anecdotes to conclusions based on hard evidence. Read more