Nation Topics - Ethical Economics
News and Features
Will Obama's presidential candidacy signal a change for impoverished African-Americans?
Top dogs and underdogs brush shoulders in Manhattan.
Today's elite spend on a grand scale while pretending to be "just folks."
In this age of inequality, the wealth that should be shared by all Americans trickle up to the rich.
Corporate America spends millions lobbying to win permanent most favored nation (MFN) trade status for China, with its vast market and dirt-cheap labor force.
In this VideoNation report, Nation columnist
Sociologist Katherine Newman talks about the "near poor," that vast pool of workers who are neither officially destitute nor comfortably working-class.
Economic populism is the new flavor in politics, but it won't be authentic unless it's driven by and for the people.
The super-rich are taking over all the beautiful places in America. What's left
for you and me?