President Obama is expected to outline a program for job creation through rebuilding the country's crumbling infrastructure.
If the GOP regains all three branches of the government, the crisis of human suffering can and will become far more severe.
Wisconsin working people and their supporters this week defeated two incumbent state senators who backed Republican Gov. Scott Walker's attacks on collective bargaining rights.
The passage of the debt ceiling bill marks a dangerous moment for the workers movement in this country.
It was a double "hostage crisis": The right enforced party discipline on the whole GOP and then made the Democrats negotiate on its own terms.
The debt deal is a bad deal for the American people and the economy.
The debt ceiling crisis is the latest in a series of hostage crises instigated by the extreme right wing.
One peoplesworld.org reader writes from Louisiana, land of the blues, on unemployment, ballot choices and getting a tax break for yachts.
Following a string of hotly contested bills passed by the GOP-controlled state legislature, including a controversial voter ID bill, Walker has his next target in sight: close down state motor vehicle offices in Democratic-leaning districts.
The rich continue to make out like bandits in the "six" proposal, according to economist Dean Baker.