Hopefully, the weather this weekend will be a lot better than the economic news.
For the Republican Party, which tells lies as fast as McDonald's makes burgers, there are no moral restraints, only the overarching desire for power.
This collaboration between a progressive historian and an underground comic artist brings the New Deal's politics and radicalism to life in a relevant time.
Millions are saying: if this is a recovery, how much worse can hell be?
After a year of intense struggles on one side, and bank lobbying on the other side, Congress yesterday passed Wall Street reform - a big step, but the battle's not over.
The reality is that unemployment insurance extension is one of the best things that can be done right now to help the economy. Contact your senators today.
Is there any hope for the unemployed? Apparently not. Many, says Chrystia Freeland, global editor-in-chief of Reuters news, are people "on the wrong side of history."
It wasn't quite "old home week," but attending the U.S. Social Forum last month in Detroit, where I had lived for many years, was special, and thought-provoking.
Labor leader Richard Trumka provides eight critical points to address the deficit in testimony to the White House National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform.
Racial wage gap between black and white workers is shrinking, but the all-class gap between black and white is growing.