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In the looming debt-ceiling fight, progressives must make the case for protecting social programs, raising revenues and cutting the Pentagon budget.
What really happened on Capitol Hill this week, and a look ahead to the budget battles on the horizon.
The median income of people over age 65 is less than $20,000. The solution is not to cut that further.
It’s past time for the rule to stop banks from making making risky bets with consumers’ money. But a House committee hearing devoted itself to stalling and lying about the Volcker Rule.
How a central bank created to exist apart from politics got drawn into bitter political arguments.
What does the National People’s Action director have in store for Obama’s second term?
A few key points to keep in mind during the "fiscal cliff" negotiations.
“Debtpocalypse” is merely the latest installment in a tragic, forty-year story of the dispossession of American workers.
Obama’s re-election inspired residents of states like Louisiana and Alabama to push for independence from the rest of the country. They should be careful what they wish for.