Of those receiving government help in the form of food stamps or the SNAP program, 76 percent are children, disabled, or elderly.
The Wall Street Journal editorial board suggested the decline in union membership is due to lack of employee interest, but ignored some facts.
A number of things came together to contribute to this latest mass shooting; many of those factors must be dealt with, and soon.
Walmart and companies like it have few responsibilities to their employees to balance management's right to hire and fire at will, and what legal responsibilities they do bear have been eroded over the past decades.
This story is also about my sister's struggle in her workplace with a management team, who because of the environment capitalism creates pushing some to climb the corporate ladder, lose their humanity in the process.
Largely obscured by the Syrian crisis in recent weeks have been the moves - from joke to extortion to possible treason - by Republicans in their rabid war against Obamacare.
Voting rights are a foundation for the realization of justice, equality, and freedom for everyone in our world and in our lives.
Forced into sexually abusive foster care; incredible and atrocious as it may sound, that is the fate the state of South Dakota assigned to several Lakota children through its Department of Social Services.
There is an emerging nationwide movement of low-wage fast-food workers who have begun to set the tone regarding the federal minimum wage, fast-food workers' rights and the future of service sector work generally.
The new U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, is reportedly giving up on the UN Security Council, because it likely will not approve armed action against Syria in the wake of the August 21 chemical weapons incident.