With Poverty on the Rise, this is no Time to Slash the Safety Net

With Poverty on the Rise, this is no Time to Slash the Safety Net

The increasingly extreme conservative ideology pervading Congress and the tea party is infused with a dogmatic creed of rugged individualism, used to justify policies that benefit only the super-rich and large corporations, while hurting — even killing —...
Unemployed for Life?

Unemployed for Life?

Across the country, in every region and at companies large and small, unemployed people are being told they are ineligible to apply for vacancies. Everyone knows that it’s illegal to discriminate in hiring when it comes to factors like race, gender, disability...