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.
The rich are getting richer and the poor, poorer, with many who used to be middle class sliding into the second camp.
Halloween took a uniquely creative and progressive twist as people wore their favorite political superhero or villain costume.
Join IPS' Cities for Progress, DC Jobs with Justice, and the DC Puppet Underground for an adventure that brings comic relief to the millions of heroes struggling through the great recession.