Appointing Summers to head the Federal Reserve would only rub salt in the wounds of the disappearing middle class.
In the wake of Bangladesh's Rana Plaza disaster, consumers are showing new interest in brands that do right by their workers.
Angus Burgin revisits Friedrich Hayek’s Mont Pelerin Society in The Great Persuasion.
The guy who tops the list of those responsible for sabotaging the world’s economy is lobbying to be the next chairman of the Federal Reserve.
In Richmond, California, home prices plummeted 58 percent since their peak. Now the city is trying out a new way to help homeowners refinance—and halt the slide into foreclosure.
Low-paid adjunct faculty, who are mostly female, have started unionizing for better pay—and winning.
The Nation's Greg Kaufmann joined Stand Up! With Pete Dominick to argue that there are ways to alleviate poverty in America and that it starts with increasing the minimum wage.
One man on the Commodity Futures Trading Commission holds the key vote in a crucial decision about derivatives trading that could prevent—or enable—more bank bailouts.
If cab drivers in Chicago win their lawsuit to become employees of the city, their jobs will become a lot less terrible.
A resurgent protest culture fights back against Rahm Emanuel’s austerity agenda.