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Mitt Romney

Bain Capital is part of a system that enriches Wall Street while impoverishing millions.

In his Senate testimony, the JPMorgan CEO ludicrously defined any new trade to protect against “bad outcomes” as a hedge.

Two decades of economic growth in the US has been wiped out, but all is going swimmingly for the Fed's in-crowd.

Why are moral and political thinkers failing to engage with the true, dispiriting scale of market sovereignty?

How did we became a nation that fails to help its most needy citizens, and what can be done?

Jamie Dimon

The real problem with JPMorgan’s risky bets is that the bank is gambling with our money.

Ripped U.S. Dollar Bill

Is the current financial crisis a problem of liquidity or one of solvency?

Public ownership

Hey, look it over—public ownership is the most effective way to fix America’s economy.

Payday loan office

How government and corporations use the poor as piggy banks.

Blogs

Members of the US House will, in a series of votes Thursday, have an opportunity to offer their views not just on the Obama budget and Paul Ryan's budget, but also on the Congressional Progressive Caucus "Budget for All."

March 28, 2012

The country's largest industrial labor union is teaming up with the world’s largest worker-cooperative to put people to work in enterprises that build worker power.

March 27, 2012

The congressman’s moral rhetoric doesn't square with his cruel budget.

March 22, 2012

With millions still on the verge of losing their homes, why is the head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency standing in the way of solutions for the housing crisis? 

March 21, 2012

At a time when so many are so clear that the current system is not working—what might? Is it already happening?

March 21, 2012

The House Budget Committee chair sees his budget provoking a referendum on “the fundamental nature of American democracy and the social contract”—or, perhaps, the Ayn Rand ideology he so admires. But the real fight may come in his home district.

March 20, 2012

Mitt says his opponents “don't understand the economy.” Neither does he. 

March 20, 2012

Our police force is the only entity that can ensure protection and justice. We must reform it, not opt out of it.

March 20, 2012

As in the rest of the recovery, women are losing ground while men gain some back.

March 19, 2012

Many women are staying in their jobs when children are first born but cutting back later on.

March 19, 2012