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?
Why would anyone trust a hedge fund?
As the gap between rich and poor widens, Americans await reforms to improve the well-being of all.
The gap between rich and poor hasn't been this wide since the Depression.
Progressives need to create an economic agenda that encompasses the environment and social justice.
Outrage over excessive rewards for incompetent executives could spark the Democratic Congress to action.