The 99 percent have been footing the bill for too long. It’s time for the financial industry to pick up its own tab.
We are losing the war that has been waged by plutocrats against the poor over the past thirty years as wealth has been systematically flowing from the poor to the wealthy.
Average Americans are watching their country dissolve in front of them, and it will take grassroots mobilization on both the Left and Right to assess and address the systemic dysfunction of our politics.
As the Congressional budget supercommittee deliberates, fiscal hawks are calling for “tough choices.” The 99 percent are demanding economic justice.
A powerful, bipartisan coalition of deficit hawks has manufactured a center-right consensus that dominates the Beltway.
Why is poverty invisible in the US?
The New York Times columnist faults President Obama for failing to do… exactly what he did.
Life support for our economy is nowhere close to arriving. One lost decade may have ended, but the next one has likely only begun.
Like London, New York suffers from extreme inequality, poverty and lack of opportunity.
Roars of applause for executions at the GOP debate, official approval of torture, barbaric prison conditions, obstruction of aid to storm victims and children in need—is our nation descending into barbarism?