Thomas C. Frohlich

Thomas Frohlich is the executive editor for 24/7 Wall St. For five years, he has analyzed data to produce hundreds of lists and short articles on such topics as drought, segregation, homelessness, education, economic inequality, immigration, and poverty in America.

Thomas's work has been cited or mentioned in many major online and print publications, including MSN, USA Today, The New York Times, The Guardian, Washington Post, Forbes, Time Magazine, Business Insider, HuffPost, AccuWeather, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, and Chicago Tribune.

Thomas has a degree in philosophy from Hobart and William Smith Colleges, and a Master's in cultural studies from Dartmouth College.

Lastest Stories by Thomas C. Frohlich

On Feb. 20, President Biden declared the state of Texas the site of a major disaster, making available federal funding for the relief of the millions of Texans who have been without water, food,...
Every day, commonplace activities that many of us take for granted, such as turning on a light switch or driving to work, consume energy. While an individual’s energy consumption is relatively...
One year ago this week, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic. The safety measures taken to prevent the spread of the virus cost many Americans their jobs and pushed millions...
Before the COVID-19 pandemic cost millions of Americans their livelihoods, the U.S. poverty rate had been in decline for years, as the economy continued its recovery from the recession that began in...
The winter of 2021 has been an eventful one, to say the least, Texas is now in a state of emergency thanks to an unprecedented cold front that swept through the South. In a one-week span in February,...
On Feb. 20, President Biden declared the state of Texas the site of a major disaster, making available federal funding for the relief of the millions of Texans who have been without water, food,...
There are 38 burial sites for the men who served as president of the United States. America’s chief executives are buried in 18 states as well as Washington D.C. While burial sites for presidents...
With virtually every inch of the Earth mapped and cataloged, and rising overall population density, it’s harder nowadays to find places that are truly uninhabited by humans — even in the...
Blood tests evaluate how well organs are working and help identify abnormalities that almost always prompt further, more specific tests. In an interview with 24/7 Tempo, Dr. Keith Hoots, the director...
Temperatures dipped below 10 degrees Fahrenheit across much of the northern United States this week. Still, average temperatures between Jan. 17 and 23, 2021 were consistently higher than historical...
Facts surrounding the storming of the U.S. Capitol by a violent mob on Jan. 6 continue to emerge, revealing more about possible involvement of some members of the Capitol police and several...
The COVID-19 pandemic has had devastating economic consequences in the United States. The economy lost 140,000 jobs in December, and while the unemployment rate was unchanged at 6.7%, it remains...
Gun sales skyrocketed in the United States during the coronavirus pandemic last year. As of the end of December, 39.3 million firearm background checks had been completed since the start of the year,...
Blizzards across the eastern two-thirds of the United States have steadily increased in frequency over the last century. Due to accelerating changes to the climate, including rising ocean surface...
Beach communities are well familiar with such hazards as storms, floods, and erosion. And with more frequent and intense rainstorms associated with rising sea levels, the problems created by these...