Nation Topics - Economic Policy
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More information about our extremely unequal world--and to help advance the struggle for a more equal future (web only).
Riding with a caravan that descended on Washington Monday, to call for immediate government action to push down fuel prices.
Hard hit by rising costs and the threat of losing their rigs, truckers are staging protests, calling for a bailout and lower fuel prices. What if the rest of us joined them?
As Clinton rewrites the history of her support for NAFTA, Obama needs to
prove he understands what's wrong with global trade pacts.
Gas is up, sneakers are up, onions are up and eggs, too. The only thing that is not up is your income.
Let's reinvent progressive economic policy, starting with our own sovereign wealth fund to deal with urgent social needs.
A look at the gap between rich and poor via two books: David Cay Johnson's Free Lunch and Michael J. Thompson's The Politics of Inequality.
For Roosevelt, the New Deal was a way of advancing freedom, which depended on economic as much as political rights.
The power of Wall Street money and ideas must give way to a new public agenda to restore the real economy.
Proving once and for all that progressive economic projects are worth more than tax cuts.