There are 46.2 million Americans living in poverty.
Millions of jobless Americans can’t get work precisely because they’re out of work.
John Cavanagh, Director of the Institute for Policy Studies, responds to President Obama’s jobs speech.
It’s a grim joke to speak of Labor Day as a celebration of labor.
Some politicians and commentators have dismissed the recent British riots as pure criminality. But they ignore the politics at their own risk.
Will this raised ceiling put a roof over our heads?
Resilience Circles are springing up across the United States.
As hard economic times get harder, many Americans turn to helping each other.
It turns out that Mitt Romney is that lazy, too-good-for-your-minimum-wage-job unemployed guy GOP lawmakers have in mind when they try to cut off unemployment benefits.
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.
Politicians need to hear from the public that this isn’t the time to cut middle-class jobs.
The freeze on the funding of discretionary domestic programs would choke off vital assistance to a shrinking middle class and growing numbers of poor and low-income families.
You have got to be fastidiously responsible and fiscally conservative to afford the occasional gift to the super wealthy.
What extending the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy really means for national security.
Extending unemployment benefits immediately would save what otherwise will be another dismal holiday season for American retailers.