Nation Topics - Gap Between Wealth and Poverty
News and Features
How a city that once celebrated seamstresses and stevedores came to admire "big swinging dicks."
In every way, her agenda opposed the interests of ordinary working people. How did she get so many of them to vote against their own economic interests again and again?
The president's inaugural address touched all the important bases, except one.
The decline of the progressive income tax and the rise of inequality.
Whoever wins on November 6, progressive campaigns will continue to target the tiny elite that rules the country.
It’s time to ditch the political euphemisms, and start calling lies, theft and greed by their true name.
Occupy activists are moving debt from the personal to the political.
Bereft of their big tent at Zuccotti Park, activists have found a unifying theme in debt.
If Occupy evolves into a debt resistance movement, the results could be explosive.
Economist Robert Reich took to the easel to break down the tenets of Paul Ryan's economic plan.