Policy as if people mattered
Sep 24, 2013
It would take only 1 percent of GDP, or a fourth of what we spend on defense every year, to lift every American below the poverty line up above it.
Sep 23, 2013
Outside money would have been even worse in this month's elections.
Sep 18, 2013
Home care workers were excluded from labor protections as a deal to win southern support for the New Deal.
Sep 13, 2013
A real-estate money backed outside-spending group dominated New York City Council elections.
Sep 11, 2013
The rich are richer than they've been since the 1920s and it's only getting worse.
Sep 06, 2013
New data shows that on almost every measurement of well-being, low and middle-income families are worse off since the recession.
Sep 03, 2013
The creeping expansion of free market tendencies always comes up against the forces of individuals fighting for their own freedoms and keeping the economic system in check.
Aug 30, 2013
If you average all income groups together, black median wealth is less than 1/3rd of white median wealth.
Aug 29, 2013
Fast food workers in thirty-five cities are on strike today. Here's why we're all tied to their success and why they'll eventually succeed.
Aug 21, 2013
A new initiative to sharpen the opposition to their ideas.
Aug 20, 2013
The number of Americans that struggle with joblessness and poverty throughout their lifetime is still exceedingly high.
Aug 19, 2013
Even if it exists, it doesn't matter.
Aug 15, 2013
He argues that the poor are more influential in Washington than ever. That's just not true.
Aug 05, 2013
The debate over fast food strikes brings out the worst kind of hateful trashing of the working poor at Fox News.
Jul 31, 2013
A new report from The New York Times shows that over a million low-income Americans have been denied a bank account.