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.
The Great Depression taught Americans that the costs of unemployment and poverty are shared by all of us.
Securing our future means looking for real solutions to our economic woes, not looking to Wall Street.
Despite the GOP’s ideological claptrap about corporate executives being “job creators,” it’s ordinary Americans who actually create jobs.
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.
America has plenty of cash, but it’s in the wrong pockets.
“How to Liberate America from Wall Street Rule,” New Report, Proposes a Way Out of Economic Recession
As Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke discusses preventing inflation, a new report being released next week calls for restructure of the Fed, bank localization, and more.
As hard economic times get harder, many Americans turn to helping each other.
America could use a new stimulus package.
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.
The recent growth of black-owned businesses continues the long history of African-American entrepreneurship in response to poverty, high unemployment, and discrimination.
Summers’ sorry tenure shows that having a PhD doesn’t mean you can do the J.O.B.
Boosting it would help our lowest-paid workers as well as the entire economy.
The rich are getting richer and the poor, poorer, with many who used to be middle class sliding into the second camp.
We Have to Trim the Bloated Pentagon Budget and Use the Cash for a ‘Green Dividend’ to Create Good Jobs
How can we come out of this recession with a manufacturing sector and a workforce that are globally competitive, that produce things that people need in the new green economy?