Utah

Salt Lake City Offers Glimpse of Socialism, Mormon-Style

Salt Lake City Offers Glimpse of Socialism, Mormon-Style

Kathleen McLaughlin

FEATURES

Co-published with The Guardian. Utah has one of the nation’s lowest rates of income inequality in part because of the Church of Latter-day Saints’ welfare system, but it also ranks dead last for economic equality for women.

Taken for a Ride: How Ambulance Debt Afflicts the Extreme Poor

Taken for a Ride: How Ambulance Debt Afflicts the Extreme Poor

Lori Teresa Yearwood

ANALYSIS

Co-published with The American Prospect. How medical-provider gouging burdens the homeless with debt and frustrates recovery.

The Epicenter for Get-Rich-Quick Schemes

The Epicenter for Get-Rich-Quick Schemes

Alice Hines

FEATURE

Co-published with Talking Points Memo. Multi-level marketing has taken Utah by storm, but for these companies to be successful, their associates have to ignore reality and enter a fantasy land.