David Elliot is the communications director for USAction, a grassroots network with partners and affiliates in 27 states.
Of every tax dollar the federal government collects, 26.5 cents goes to the Pentagon.
If the Dems win big in November, they should use their newfound political capital.
Steve Gepner's story illustrates the importance of one of the Affordable Care Act's key provisions.
Today's graduates must change the world if they don't want to wind up flipping burgers.
Conservatives who want jobless Americans seeking unemployment benefits to submit to mandatory drug testing have a hidden motive.
Unemployed and under-employed Americans are enduring hiring discrimination as well as financial and emotional distress.
Millions of jobless Americans can't get work precisely because they're out of work.
Voters want an annulment.
What are we sacrificing, and at what cost?
Extending unemployment benefits immediately would save what otherwise will be another dismal holiday season for American retailers.
For millions of Americans, it's the line of demarcation between sustainability and abject poverty.
More and more Americans are saying: We want to pay for the things that are important to us.
All workers should have access to earned sick leave when they need it.