A Budget Plan for the People

A Budget Plan for the People

What do you need to know about the 2016 budget plan President Obama released this week? Mostly that it benefits ordinary Americans and pays for it by taxing the rich. It’s a long wish list (150-pages) but here are a few highlights: This is a $4 trillion budget plan...
It Can’t Happen Here

It Can’t Happen Here

After paying a staggering $1,500 to a recruitment agency in her home country of Thailand, “Wen” was excited to come to the United States to be an au pair. Like all au pairs, she would live with a host family and provide childcare. This guest worker program...
The War on Mommies

The War on Mommies

The so-called “mommy wars” are heating up again. Once more, we’re seeing stay-at-home moms supposedly pitted against moms with paid jobs during an election year. The latest episode started when Democratic analyst Hilary Rosen questioned Ann...