Luck Matters

Luck Matters

An equitable tax system — paying for public services we all use, as well as offering support and a hand-up to those who’ve lost out in life’s lottery — should demand more of us.

America’s Real Job Creators are Broke

Despite the GOP’s ideological claptrap about corporate executives being “job creators,” it’s ordinary Americans who actually create jobs.

[VIDEO] FDR Has Advice for President Obama

In this segment from The Big Picture, Sam Pizzigatti tells Thom Hartmann what lesson President Obama can learn from past presidents to get this economy working again for everyone, and not just the richest one percent.

We’re Not Broke, Just Twisted

Reversing tax giveaways to the super-rich and the nation’s largest corporations could raise $4 trillion within a decade and avert possible government closures.

Entrepreneurship by Necessity

The recent growth of black-owned businesses continues the long history of African-American entrepreneurship in response to poverty, high unemployment, and discrimination.

Raise the Minimum Wage

Boosting it would help our lowest-paid workers as well as the entire economy.

Recession? What Recession?

The rich are getting richer and the poor, poorer, with many who used to be middle class sliding into the second camp.