News and Features
How did debt reduction become Washington's number one priority?
Pete Peterson’s $60 million push to sell corporate America’s ruthless austerity agenda.
Candidates who ran on slashing Medicare and Social Security lost big in November. But that doesn’t stop Pete Peterson from pushing the fantasy that voters’ biggest concern is the deficit.
The man behind Fix the Debt has spent decades trying to foment panic over a looming economic disaster, with little to show for it.
The “Fix the Debt” campaign is pure astroturf: corporate cash machinery masquerading as a grassroots uprising.
Dire warnings about the deficit don’t add up mathematically. But then, Fix the Debt is not really about the economy, it’s about gutting Medicare, Social Security and other social programs.
Under the leadership of Sylvia Mathews Burwell, the Walmart Foundation used generous gifts to grease the way for store expansions.
American unions are in deep trouble. What’s the way out?
It’s time to tie worker rights to “Seneca Falls, Selma and Stonewall.”
It’s time to harness data.
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